domingo, 30 de noviembre de 2014

FARC release hostages in Colombia, two soldiers killed in fighting

The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) freed on 30 November three hostages including a general they had captured days before, allowing the renewal of their peace talks with the Colombian government in Havana. The Colombian president confirmed the release that day through his Twitter account, observing that the three were in good health, the Notimex agency and media reported. The Army separately reported that two soldiers were killed and one injured in undated but recent fighting with Front 44 of the FARC, in the southern department of Guaviare. The incident occurred in the countryside of the district of San José del Guaviare, with one soldier being shot dead in what may have been an ambush or shooting after a fighting incident, and another later dying of gunshot wounds, El Colombiano reported on 28 November.