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Colombia / Hostages Rescue #897729

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Jul 03, 2008
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The rescue in Colombia of 15 hostages noted. [US Army South Maj. Gen. Keith HUBER†- comments on the cruel conditions they lived under.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Bogota, Colombia: Karl Penhaul) The conditions under which the hostages were held in captivity chained by the neck and the complicated rescue operation of Ingrid Betancourt and three Americans detailed. [Colombian defense minster Juan Manuel SANTOS†- {{thru reporter's translation} talks about the rescue operation.] [BETANCOURT - {thru translator} comments on what happened to them as they got onto a helicopter and finding out she was freed.] [Colombian army Gen. Mario MONTOYA†- {thru translator} talks about the timetable for the copter.] [Head of Colombia armed forces Gen. Freddy PADILLA†- says the risk is our people inside FARC will be discovered.] What the Colombian government may do next about FARC discussed.

Cooper, Anderson;
Penhaul, Karl

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