Colombian rebels have released to the International Red Cross the last two captives of a batch of six after a confusing weekend delay that bred ill will.
The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia freed on Wednesday a 35-year-old police major seized in 2007 and an army corporal captured in 2008. A loaned Brazilian helicopter flew them to the western city of Cali.
The latest series of unilateral liberations brokered by former Sen. Piedad Cordoba began one week ago.
On Sunday, no one was waiting at the co-ordinates that rebels gave Cordoba.
That encouraged speculation that the guerrillas might have flaunted the military's cessation of operations in the area to move forces - and possibly even their commander, Alfonso Cano.
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