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Colombian hostage freed after 12 years

A Colombian soldier held captive by left-wing rebels for 12 years has been reunited with his family.

Sgt Pablo Emilio Moncayo was 19 when he was seized by Farc guerrillas.

His father Gustavo had trekked across Colombia in chains to highlight his son's plight.

BBC Correspondent Jeremy McDermott described the moment they were reunited.


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