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Farc hostage escaped with guard


A former Colombian congressman held captive by Farc rebels for eight years has said he escaped with the rebel guarding him.

Oscar Tulio Lizcano said they escaped from a Farc camp in the jungle in western Colombia, and were found three days later by Colombian soldiers.

Jeremy McDermott reports from Colombia.


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