Police investigate whether the bodies found dead on Colombia's border are those of the kidnapped soccer team. Photo: AFP
The bullet-ridden bodies of 10 members of a Colombian football team, who were kidnapped two weeks ago, have been found on the Venezuelan border.
One member of the team was reportedly found alive after the bodies were discovered in the border state of Tachira, the BBC reported on Sunday.
Venezuelan authorities say they have yet to confirm whether the bodies are from the football team - known as Los Maniceros or Peanut Men.
But newspapers and local authorities reported that the footballers had been killed.
Leomagno Flores, a senior official in Tachira, blamed the killings on the left-wing Colombian guerilla group ELN, the BBC reported.
He said the only survivor of the attack had confirmed the killings were carried out by the armed group of the ELN, led by a guerilla known as El Payaso or "the Clown".
There was no clear motive.