Members of the Bolivarian National Armed Forces (FANB) patrolling in the municipality of Catatumbo in the Laguneta sector, Julia state, found and destroyed, near the Santa Andes River, a logistics supply point belonging to groups linked to drug trafficking .
This information was released by the head of the FANB Strategic Operations Command (Ceofanb), Domingo Hernandez Larrez, who detailed the material received by the army via Twitter. collapsed supply point,
He stressed that after a riverine search operation troops found: two (02) black packages with possible narcotics (cocaine), as well as weapons, ammunition, tactical uniforms, various equipment and supplies.
“In the Laguneta sector, Catatumbo municipality of Zulia State, near the Santa Ana River, within the framework of Operation Catatumbo Lightning, during patrolling and fluvial investigations, #FANB troops found a logistics supply point belonging to groups linked to drug trafficking , which was seized the following contents: – Two (02) black wrappers with probable narcotics (cocaine) – One (01) Shotgun-type firearm, 16 mm caliber – One (01) Rifle-type firearm, Flower model – Four (04) Masks – Two (02) Mountain Pass – One (01) Pair of Rubber Boots – One (01) Pair of Pixelated Boots – Two (02) Camouflage Cap – Two (02) Shotgun Cartridge Holder – Three (03) High-end Phone Box. – One (01) Camouflage Uniform – One (01) Black Uniform – Six (06) Propeller – Two (02) Speed Lever for Rudder Boats – One (01) Drill – One Forty (40) ) HP engine part – One (01) 12-volt power source – Ten (10) makeshift hammocks – Twelve (12) beer cans – Fifty four (54) kilos of non-perishable food”, published by Siofan Head.
En el sector Laguneta, municipio Catatumbo del estado Zulia, inmediaciones del Río Santa Ana, en el marco de la Operación Relámpago del Catatumbo, durante labores de patrullaje y escudriñamiento fluvial, efectivos de la #FANB hallaron un punto de abastecimiento logístico… pic.twitter.com/qpMq3NRTSL
— GJ. Domingo Hernández Lárez (@dhernandezlarez) May 14, 2023
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Likewise, the head of COFANB, Domingo Hernández Larrez, specified that FANB’s Rapid Reaction Units (URRA) were stationed south of the lake, in order to destroy covert tracks linked to drug trafficking groups.
“#FANB’s immediate response units, deployed in the southern area of the lake, are disabling secret tracks Organized and used by drug trafficking,” he said on the social network.