Colombia mounts massive search for army general presumably kidnapped in rebel-dominated area

November 17, 2014 4:00 AM

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BOGOTA, Colombia – Authorities in Colombia have mounted a massive search and rescue operation for an army general who was apparently taken captive by leftist rebels.

Gen. Ruben Dario Alzate and two civilians were intercepted Sunday afternoon while traveling by motor boat along a remote river in western Colombia to survey an energy project. A fourth soldier managed to flee and reported that the captors were members of the 34th front of the Revolutionary Armed For...

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