ASG behind kidnappings

Published on June 27, 2016 by   ·   No Comments
Abu Sayyaf militants

Men confirmed as being held by ASG.

Indonesian crew held by Abu Sayyaf in Sulu

The Philippines’ military confirmed Sunday that seven Indonesians abducted from a tugboat earlier this week are being held by a ISIL-affiliated militant group in the troubled southern island province of Sulu.

A Western Mindanao Command spokesman said in a statement that the sailors had been turned over by the “Muktadil brothers”, who are part of a kidnap-for-ransom gang based in the Philippines’ Tawi-Tawi island, to an Abu Sayyaf group based in Sulu.

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