Colombian Army Find FARC Captive Alive
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After the report of four captives being shot by the Colombian Rebel Group, also known as FARC, Saturday, army troops found a National Police Officer alive being held by the guerrilla group, according to Fox News Latino.
The non-commissioned officer, Luis Alberto Erazo Maya, heard the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Columbia begin shooting the other captives and decided to “take off running.”
“He ran and hid in the jungle. He was pursued, according to what was reported, by three terrorists from the FARC organization who even threw grenades at him, “according to the country’s defense minister, Juan Carlos Pinzon, according to Fox News Latino.
It is believe that FARC is holding a little over a dozen captives, according to Fox News Latino.
The rebel group has told authorities in the past that captives would be shot if the group came under attack by from security forces.
The captives escaped brought light to a dark day with the deaths of the other four captives, according to Fox News Latino.