Colombian Men Kill Each Other In Knife Fight Over Affair

Story ByAna LacasaSub EditorAlex CopeAgencyCentral European News

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This is the moment two drunken love rivals brawl in the street with knives in a row over an alleged affair before they reportedly ended up killing each other.

The shocking scene took place in the municipality of Cajamarca in the central-western Colombian department of Tolima after the two men had reportedly been drinking.

Local media said that the duo, identified as 35-year-old Reinaldo Reinoso and 42-year-old Deiber Castiblanco Valderrama, became involved in a heated row over an alleged affair between Deiber and Reinaldo’s wife.

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However, official sources have not yet confirmed this as the cause of the fight.

In the footage, Deiber appears to attack Reinaldo, wearing a green top, with a knife as onlookers film and take pictures but do nothing to stop the fight.

Meanwhile, Reinaldo seems to be using a chair to defend himself. 

Although unclear in the video, reports said that Reinaldo pulled out a blade of his own halfway through the brawl and the two men ended up repeatedly stabbing each other.

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According to local media, Reinaldo died on the scene while his rival was taken to a nearby hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

He was reportedly stabbed in his right arm, abdomen and chest.

The local authorities have confirmed that they are investigating the deaths.

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Ana Lacasa

I am a senior writer and journalist and editor of the Spanish desk for the Central European News agency.

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