Philippines: Abu Sayyaf group kills Vietnamese sailor

Abu Sayyaf group seized 6 Vietnamese sailors on Feb. 19 near southern province of Tawi-Tawi
By Hader Glang

Daesh-linked terrorists shot and killed one of the Vietnamese sailors they kidnapped off the Pearl Bank near the southern province of Tawi-Tawi over three weeks ago, an army official said Tuesday.

The Abu Sayyaf group seized the six sailors on Feb. 19 after killing one of the crew members aboard the cargo vessel. The commander of Joint Task Sulu confirmed the death of a Vietnamese hostage who, he said, tried to escape from his captors at an undisclosed place in the southern island province.

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Source: http://aa.com.tr/

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