After 5 days of captivity, US tourist and guide freed in Uganda

Ugandan and U.S. authorities negotiated the handover. The four kidnappers are still at large and security forces are trying to track them down.
1:19 | 04/08/19

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Now, to the hostage drama we've been reporting on here, involving the kidnapped American woman, the tourist, and her guide, finally freed in Uganda. After talk the U.S. Would not pay ransom, did someone pay? ABC's senior foreign correspondent Ian Pannell in ewe began ga again tonight. Reporter: Tonight, after five long days in captivity, American tourist Kimberly sue Endicott and her guide jean-paul mirenge remezo enjoying their freedom. Ugandan and U.S. Authorities negotiating the handover of the two after they were abducted, then finally securing their safe return. These were the moments shortly after they were rescued. Endicott surrounded by heavily armed Ugandan police, greeted by U.S. Officials. There are reports a ransom was paid, for much less the half million being demanded, but American and Ugandan officials deny they made a payment. But this story isn't over. The four kidnappers still at large. Today, Kimberly sue was flown to the capital, Kampala, and handed over to American diplomats, but she and her guide will now be focused on heading just one place tonight -- home. While there's great relief that Kimberly sue and jean-paul are free tonight, there's growing concern about where the kidnappers are. That search now expanding tonight. David? We are glad she's free. Ian, thank you.

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