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The second part would consist of convincing Zeroual that the policy of le tout securitaire pursued by the eradicators
is bound to fail.
Under the auspices of the President's Agency for Social Action, over 2,200 civilian eradicators
, with support from the Colombian national security forces, conduct manual eradication throughout the country.
Two police officers and three eradicators
were killed in 2010.
Resistance includes throwing stones at eradicators
and gathering groups of hundreds of coca growers to physically resist the eradicators
Currently 20 out of 71 Carabinero squadrons are assigned to manual eradication operations providing security for civilian eradicators
In the UHV, coca growers at times engaged in violent acts to resist coca eradication in 2009, including attacking police and eradicators
and threatening to kidnap or kill them.
Fatalities during manual eradication decreased 60 percent from 2006, to 16 security force personnel and civilian eradicators
Concerned that his forces would be stretched too thin, the Minister of Defense raised objections to their deployment to provide force protection to poppy eradicators
The CNP provided security for manual eradication projects nationwide, and 41 security force personnel and civilian eradicators
were killed in 2006 by improvised explosive devices and narcotics terrorist attacks directed at manual eradication operations.