Hundreds of protesters returned to the streets of Ibagué for a 5th day, following the murder of a teenager the night before for throwing paint-filled balloons at police, condemning privatization & state brutality in Colombia. After the demonstration ended, police went after dispersed demonstrators, terrorizing neighborhoods and attacking civilians.
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