Colombia's FARC frees ex-U.S. marine after four months in jungle




 
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Colombia's FARC frees ex-U.S. marine after four months in jungle
 
October 27th, 2013  
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Colombia's FARC frees ex-U.S. marine after four months in jungle
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia's FARC guerrillas have freed a former U.S. marine who was kidnapped in June while he trekked through the jungle in a known guerrilla area, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the U.S. government said on Sunday. Kevin Scott Sutay, a veteran of the war in Afghanistan, had been backpacking through several Central and South American countries before he was captured by the FARC. He had ignored police warnings against hiking through a "red zone" for rebel activity in the southeastern province of Guaviare. "We are pleased about the liberation today of ...

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