In territorial control operations, framed in the Heroes of Freedom Campaign Plan, troops of the Vulcano Task Force find two citizens in the rural area of Teorama, in the department of Norte de Santander, who would have been kidnapped by the Organized Armed Group, GAO (in Spanish), Eln, company 'Heroes del Catatumbo'.
The events took place in the village of Vijagual, municipality of San Pablo, municipality of Teorama, after soldiers of the Ground Operations Battalion No.8, who are in military operations, heard voices for help a few meters from a checkpoint of military control.
The report there is the finding of two men chained near the ankles on a way that connects the village with the nearby villages.
Once the security protocols framed in the international treaties of International Humanitarian Law, were implemented, the soldiers proceeded to provide protection and security, freeing them of the chains they were tied with.
According to information provided by the rescued, they in an oversight of their captors managed to escape in order to be aided.
The two men said that their kidnappings took place in the municipality of San Pablo, in Teorama, about 28 days ago.
The men were put into custody of the authorities, who now are in charge of clarifying the events.
The Vulcano Task Force will continue to carry out military operations to counteract the criminal operations of the criminal groups in the El Catatumbo region. It in the same way invites the civilian population to denounce any suspicious act through the National toll-free number 147.
Source: Vulcano Task Force