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Political Hostages Released By FARC After 12-Plus Years

April 03 2012


The final 10 Colombian security personnel held hostage by Colombia's largest rebel group have been released after being held for 12 years or more, according to Colombia Report.

On Monday, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) turned over four soldiers and six police into the care of the Red Cross and hostage negotiators, said a Red Cross spokesman.

The transfer took place in a rural zone near the border of the central Meta and Guaviare departments, said the...

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