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Colombian FARC hostage freed after 12 years
Only survivor of botched rescue attempt reunites with family as relatives of victims denounce police mission.
Last Modified: 28 Nov 2011 09:06

Juan Manuel Santos, the president of Colombia, has met the sole survivor of a botched rescue attempt that ended with the deaths of four other hostages.

Luis Alberto Erazo, the freed hostage, described the police sergeant who led the rescue mission as a national hero. Still, families of the victims had harsh words for the government and its handling of the mission.

Al Jazeera's Monica Villamizar reports.

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