Colombian police rescue two kidnapped Spanish tourists

June 15th, 2013  
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Topic: Colombian police rescue two kidnapped Spanish tourists

By Helen Murphy and Luis Jaime Acosta BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombian police staged a raid in northern La Guajira province early on Saturday and rescued two Spanish tourists held captive by an unidentified group for nearly a month, police officials said. Maria Concepcion Marlaska, 43, and Angel Fernandez Sanchez, 49, were seized on May 17 while traveling by car to the popular tourist destination of Cabo de la Vela on Colombia's northern peninsula. "They are free and in good health," Colonel Elber Velasco, commander of La Guajira police, told reporters. ...


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