10 fishermen feared kidnapped

10 fishermen feared kidnapped by Abu Sayyaf gunmen off Sabah

KOTA KINABALU (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) – Suspected Abu Sayyaf-linked gunmen are believed to have abducted 10 fishermen from two boats off Sabah close to the Tawi Tawi chain of islands in southern Philippines.
The two vessels were in waters off Lahad Datu’s Tambisan area and heading towards the town of Semporna when they were hijacked by gunmen, believed to be heavily armed, in speedboats at about 2am on Tuesday (June 18).
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Source: straitstimes.com

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