Pentagon: Workers Freed in Ecuador
Mar. 01, 2001
WASHINGTON (AP) _ Foreign oil workers kidnapped last fall in Ecuador's northeast jungle have been freed, a Pentagon official said Thursday.
Rear Adm. Craig Quigley, spokesman for Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld, said, ``The hostages have been released.''
Quigley gave no details. He did not say if all seven captives had been released. Four of the seven are Americans.