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Death toll at 4 in attack on coca eradication team
Soldiers stand around the coffin of Bolivian soldier Oscar Gironda during a wake at the military barracks in La Paz, Bolivia, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013. A group of locals armed with rifles and knives attacked police and soldiers who were destroying illegal coca crops in the community of Miraflores, near the town of Apolo, 150 km. ( 90 miles ) north of La Paz killing a police officer, an army lieutenant and injuring at least 20 others, authorities said. It is believed to be the first fatal attack on a coca eradication team since Evo Morales, a coca-growers’ union leader, was elected president nearly eight years ago. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)

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