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Four Chinese hostages freed in Colombia

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Four Chinese oil company employees held hostage since June 2011, allegedly by Colombia's FARC rebels, have been freed in southern Colombia, their embassy said Thursday. 

Members of a police antiterrorist special operations unit carry out a demonstration on hostage rescue in March 2012, in Sibate, Colombia. Four Chinese oil company employees held hostage since June 2011, allegedly by Colombia's FARC rebels, have been freed in southern Colombia, their embassy said Thursday.

"They released the four last night in the department of Caqueta. They are in good spirits," said the spokesman of China's embassy in Bogota.

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