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Former Colombian president warned of assassination plot

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Former Colombian president warned of assassination plot

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Colombian intelligence claims to have discovered a rebel FARC plot to kill the former president, Alvaro Uribe.

The politician, who is standing for the Senate in next year’s election, is an outspoken critic of the current peace process between the rebels and the government.

During his presidency, the Colombian army inflicted heavy losses on the rebels.

Uribe has been warned of the plot and security stepped up.