Incident: Pastor killed in area controlled by guerrillas

General Information
Title: Pastor killed in area controlled by guerrillas
Country: Colombia
State/Province: Antioquia
City: Caucasia
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Date of Incident: 2019-02-09
Security Level: Public
Summary:
Pastor Leider Molina, 24, had just finished preaching in his church in Caucasia. As he stepped outside he was hit by five bullets. The Caucasia region has suffered an escalation in violence for the last 4 months. Armed groups fight for control of drug trafficking routes and the ownership of illicit crops
Nature of Incidents
Killings: 1
(Attempts) to destroy, vandalize or desecrate places of worship or religious buildings: 0
Closed places of worship or religious buildings: 0
Arrests/detentions: 0
Sentences: 0
Abductions: 0
Sexual assaults/harassment: 0
Forced marriages: 0
Other forms of attack (physical or mental abuse) 0
Attacked houses/property of faith adherents: 0
Attacked shops, businesses or institutions of faith adherents: 0
Forced to leave home: 0
Forced to leave country: 0
Responsible Actor Category
Responsible Actor Name: Criminal groups
Responsible actor category: Organized crime
Religion of Victim(s)
Religion of victim(s): Christian (not specified)
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