A second young Dutch woman has been discovered fighting with anti-government FARC guerillas in Colombia, reports the Colombian paper El Tiempo.
The paper quotes as its source two FARC fighters who gave themselves up to the authorities. Her nom de guerre is Alexandra, say the fighters, but her real identity is not known.
In September 2007 it emerged that a Dutch woman, Tanja Nijmeijer, was with FARC rebels after her diaries were found and published in South American papers. Nijmeijer has been with the group since 2004 and is currently working on a documentary about the movement, according to Columbian weekly Semana.
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