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Pick of the Day: FARC's Dutch recruit Tanja Nijmeijer may be dead

A Colombian radio station has published a picture on its website of the corpse of a FARC guerrilla. It says it could be the body of the FARC’s Dutch recruit, Tanja Nijmeijer.

 
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According to the LA F.m. radio station, the Colombian authorities are trying to ascertain whether that is indeed the case. They have asked the Netherlands to provide Tanja’s fingerprints and dental records.
 
The woman was killed last week in a bombing raid on the FARC headquarters.
 

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