Governor Guillermo Gaviria and former Defense Minister Gilberto Echeverri were among those killed when a rescue team of soldiers approached the rebel camp where they were being held as hostages.A court in Medellin sentenced the rebels in absentia on Tuesday on charges of murder and kidnapping. Among them is ‘Manuel Marulanda Vélez’ (real name: Pedro Antonio Marín). He is the top leader of the FARC.
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