Alleged Colombian ELN rebels kidnap oil engineer

Gunmen claiming to belong to Colombia's last rebel group kidnapped an engineer in the country's east, police said Saturday, after peace talks broke down between the ELN rebels and Bogota.The 41-year-old Colombian petroleum engineer was abducted from an office in Saravena, near the border with Venezuela, by "two masked men with pistols who identified themselves as members of the ELN," police said in a statement.The kidnapping took place just ahead of a visit Saturday to Colombia by UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, who supports peace negotiations between the government of...

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By: France 24 - Saturday, 13 January

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