FARC Releases Hostage Soldier

By Geraldine Cook
February 20, 2013

Soldier Josué Álvarez was handed over by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) to representatives of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in southwest Colombia, on February 16. Álvarez was captured during a clash between rebels and security forces on January 30, the humanitarian institution reported.

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