Two M'sians Kidnapped By Abu Sayyaf Rescued By Philippine Military, Says News Portal - malaysiandigest.com

KOTA KINABALU -- Two Malaysians who were abducted by the Abu Sayyaf group in July last year are said to have been rescued by the Philippine military force. According to Philippine news portal Otago Daily Times which quoted the commander of the ...

Philippine militants take two Filipinos captive, hours after troops rescue Malaysians - Channel NewsAsia

Philippine militants took two crew captive from a cargo ship on Thursday, only hours after soldiers rescued two Malaysians held for about eight months on a southern island, officials said. Posted 23 Mar 2017 17:25; Updated 23 Mar 2017 17:58. A series ...

Abu Sayyaf bandits seize 4 crew of cargo vessel | SunStar - Sun.Star

ZAMBOANGA CITY -- Four crewmen of a cargo ship were captured by gunmen believed to be Abu Sayyaf bandits in Basilan few hours after 2 Malaysians were rescued on Thursday, March 23. Zamboanga Coast Guard Station Commander Alvin Dagalea ...

Two Malaysian hostages found safe in Philippines - Arab News

MANILA: Two ailing Malaysian seamen held hostage by Filipino Muslim militants for eight months were found Thursday aboard a boat adrift off the southern Philippines, the local military said. Tayudin Anjut, 45, and Abdurahim bin Sumas, 62, were ...

Abu Sayyaf frees two Malaysian hostages - Coconuts

his photo taken in Nov 2015 shows Philippine marines raiding the site of a criminal gang that pledged allegiance to Islamic State jihadists. AFP. Two Malaysian sailors held hostage by the Abu Sayyaf were rescued in a military operation by the ...

2 Malaysian sailors rescued from Abu Sayyaf captivity after 8 months - International Business Times UK

The two sailors were part of five tugboat crew members kidnapped by the Islamist militants in July 2016. By Ananya Roy. March 23, 2017 07:12 GMT. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00. Loaded: 0%. Progress: 0%. Stream Type ...

Philippines: 2 Malaysian hostages rescued in south - Anadolu Agency

Philippine troops have rescued two of five Malaysian sailors abducted by a Daesh-linked militant group last year, according to the military Thursday. The armed forces' Western Mindanao Command confirmed that the hostages were rescued early in the ...

2 Malaysians rescued from Abu Sayyaf in Sulu | SunStar - Sun.Star

ZAMBOANGA CITY (Updated) -- Military officials said they rescued Thursday, March 23, two Malaysian sailors held captive for eight months by terror group Abu Sayyaf in Sulu. Western Mindanao Command (Wesmincom) Chief Carlito Galvez Jr. identified the ...

2 Malaysian Abu Sayyaf hostages rescued in Sulu - Rappler

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – The Philippine Navy rescued two Malaysian hostages of the Abu Sayyaf on Thursday, March 23, according to the military. "A Fleet-Marine team composed of sailors and marines under the Joint Task Force Sulu successfully ...

Troops rescue 2 Abu Sayyaf captives in Sulu - Philippine Star

The Abu Sayyaf bandits who were forced to abandon their captives. Philstar.com/File photo. ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines - Combined Marines and Navy officers rescued Thursday pre-dawn two Malaysians held captives for eights months in Sulu, ...

2 Malaysian hostages rescued from Abu Sayyaf in the Philippines - The Straits Times

Members of the Philippine coast guard anti-terrorism unit stand next to the newly commissioned coast guard's Multi-Role Response Vessel (MRRV) BRP Malapascua on March 7, 2017. PHOTO: AFP. Published. 4 hours ago. Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Email ...

2 Malaysian seafarers rescued from ASG in Sulu - Philippine Canadian Inquirer

Fleet-Marine units under Joint Task Force Sulu have successfully rescued two Malaysian seafarers from the clutches of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) bandits in Pata, Sulu Thursday early morning. (Photo: Eric Teoh/ Flickr). MANILA–Fleet-Marine units under ...

Two of five Malaysian Abu Sayyaf hostages rescued - The Star Online

KOTA KINABALU: Two of five Malaysian sailors held hostage by Abu Sayyaf gunmen have been rescued during an operation in waters between Jolo and Pata islands in southern Philippines. The two Tayudin Anjut, 45, and Abdul Rahim Sumas, 62, were ...

2 Malaysian tugboat crewmen rescued from Abu Sayyaf in Sulu - Inquirer.net

ZAMBOANGA CITY – The military on Thursday said it has “successfully rescued” two of the Malaysian tugboat crewmen held by Abu Sayyaf bandits since July 2016. In a statement, Maj. Gen. Carlito Galvez of the Philippine Army said Malaysians Tayudin Anjut ...

Philippine troops rescue 2 Malaysians kidnapped by Abu Sayyaf militants - New Straits Times Online

(File pix) Philippine soldiers have rescued two Malaysians held captive for about eight months by Islamic State-linked Abu Sayyaf group, a military official said on Thursday. By Reuters - March 23, 2017 @ 12:58pm. MANILA: Philippine soldiers have ...

Philippines: 2 Malaysians rescued from Abu Sayyaf militants - ABC News

Two Malaysian sailors held captive for eight months by Muslim militants were rescued Thursday in the southern Philippines, military officials said. The two were weak and in sick conditions when they were rescued by marines from Abu Sayyaf militants ...

2 Malaysian sailors abducted by Abu Sayyaf freed in Sulu - Inquirer.net

Two Malaysian sailors held hostage by the Abu Sayyaf were released on Thursday in Sulu after almost a year of captivity, the military said. The Western Mindanao Command said in a statement that Malaysians Tayudin Anjut, 45, and Abduramin Bin Sumas, ...

2 Malaysians rescued from Abu Sayyaf: military - ABS-CBN News

MANILA - (UPDATED) Two Malaysian sailors held hostage by Abu Sayyaf extremists for nearly a year were released on Thursday, in what the military said was a rescue. The two were recovered in an operation by Marine troops in the marshland village of ...