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Filipino troops capture rebel commander, rescue last hostage

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Philippine troops captured an Abu Sayyaf rebel commander blamed for years of ransom kidnappings and on Sunday rescued the last of his four Indonesian captives, the military said.Marines wounded and captured Amajan Sahidjuan in a gunbattle Saturday night on Kalupag Island in the southernmost province of Tawi Tawi. Two other militants managed to flee and dragged along the last of four Indonesian hostages but troops finally re…
1 year ago·Manila, Philippines

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Reuters

Philippine troops kill Abu Sayyaf leader, rescue Indonesian hostages

Philippine troops have killed a leader of the Abu Sayyaf kidnap-for-ransom group and rescued four Indonesian hostages held since last year, the military said on Sunday.

1 year ago·United Kingdom
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The Guardian

Philippine troops rescue Indonesian hostages and kill top Abu Sayyaf militant

Military says Majan Sahidjuan, a mastermind in several kidnappings by Abu Sayyaf, died after a gun battle Philippine troops have killed a leader of the Abu Sayyaf kidnap-for-ransom group and rescued four Indonesian hostages held since last year, the military said on Sunday.Majan Sahidjuan, alias Apo Mike, was severely wounded in a gunbattle with the marines on Saturday night in Languyan town in southern Tawi-Tawi province, and later died, said l…

1 year ago·London, United Kingdom
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Washington Times

Filipino troops kill rebel commander, rescue last hostage

MANILA, Philippines (AP) - Philippine troops killed an Abu Sayyaf rebel commander blamed for years of ransom kidnappings and on Sunday rescued the last of his four Indonesian captives, the military said.Marines wounded Amajan Sahidjuan in a gunbattle Saturday night and he later died from loss of blood on ...

1 year ago·Washington, United States
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abc News

Filipino troops capture rebel commander, rescue last hostage

Philippine troops have captured an Abu Sayyaf rebel commander blamed for years of ransom kidnappings and attacks and rescued the last of his four Indonesian captives

1 year ago·United States
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Associated Press News

Filipino troops kill rebel commander, rescue last hostage

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine troops killed an Abu Sayyaf rebel commander blamed for years of ransom kidnappings and on Sunday rescued the last of his four Indonesian captives, the...

1 year ago·United States
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The Star Kuala Lumpur

Abu Sayyaf sub-commander Apo Mike slain in firefight with Philippine security forces

KOTA KINABALU: Abu Sayyaf sub-commander Apo Mike has reportedly been killed in the Southern Philippines. Read full story

1 year ago·Malaysia
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