Abu Sayyaf militants threaten to behead German man on Feb 26, demands $850,000

Raul Dancel
MANILA – A brutal group of Islamist extremists operating along the Philippines’ porous southern borders with Malaysia has released a new video threatening to kill an elderly German hostage on Feb 26 if they are not paid 30 million pesos (S$854,000) in ransom.
In the video released on Tuesday (Feb 14) via the chat app Telegram, Mr Juerguen Kantner, 70, can be seen speaking in German, apparently pleading for his life.
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Source: http://www.straitstimes.com/

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