Abu Sayyaf Silent About Hijacking of Vietnamese Ship

The Armed Forces of the Philippines say that they have not yet confirmed whether the kidnapping of six Vietnamese mariners was perpetrated by the Abu Sayyaf militant group, which has terrorized shipping in the Sulu Sea since early this year.
“It’s hard to say if [Abu Sayyaf] are behind it. There is always the possibility that another group might be behind it,” said Brig. Gen. Restituto Padilla, speaking to Manila Bulletin.
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Source: maritime-executive.com

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