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Human rights activists and social organizations protest to demand the implementation of the substitution of illicit crops in the country, in Bolivar Square in Bogota, Colombia, Oct. 6, 2017. Banner reading "Stop the Death." The protest was called following the death of at least six coca farmers in an unclear attack in Tumaco, in rural southeastern Colombia, one of the municipalities with more coca hectares in the country, media reported. EPA-EFE/LEONARDO MUÑOZ

The mission set out to reach the remote village of Tandil, where six people were killed and 20 others wounded last Thursday while protesting against the government's push to eradicate coca, the raw material of cocaine.