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Often have brand new video coming in from Texas three members of the US military extremely.
Happy to be back on American soil today.
After being held hostage for five years by Colombian guerrillas guerrillas.
It's a great story and that's our lead report right now.
Some new details making coming in on the hostage rescue operation that -- like a Hollywood script to be sure that this thing was.
So perfectly orchestrated that the Colombian army managed to free twelve people from a terror group without ever firing a shot.
Lucky for us our own Steve Harrigan.
Is embedded with the Colombian army he joins us live now from Bogota Steve.
You got inside look at this group how did this whole thing unfold.
May be in the Colombian military is incredibly well trained they've gotten about six billion dollars in aid from the US over the past eight years.
We really saw that actually yesterday the helicopters were on the move there's this sense now for dates and something big was up that something would happen.
And certainly something did happen diversion being put out by the Colombian defense ministry is one really a picture perfect plan.
Ruse to capture the Farc terrorists which -- held.
Not only three US possibly as many as 700 people over the past five years.
They freed the US hostages as well as he onetime presidential candidate Ingrid Betancourt.
But we have to keep in mind the only version we have now is that defense ministry.
It seems a little hard to believe that these Farc terrorists would get inside helicopters.
There is a possibility we have to keep in mind of some kind of deal there had been amnesty offered to these terrorists even rewards offered in the past for the release of these blue chip hostages for the version now stands defense ministry pulled off a perfect plant but there might be some more backroom deals will learn about in the days ahead.
And Steve why why now tells but the timing of this whole thing.
The timing is really perfect for a number of people keep in mind it happened when Senator McCain was down here in Columbia.
He is of course a key supporter.
The free trade agreement between the US and Colombia it also happened at a time when president you rebate here.
Has been struggling with certain charges so it comes at a time when there's debate over the relations between Colombia in the US.
And right at that time when people are asking should congress give more.
Money to the Colombian military the Colombian military hits a Grand Slam.
Steve Harrigan so interesting thanks so much.
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