ASG kidnap alert

Further threats to shipping in region.

BIMCO notice: ASG planned kidnapping in Sabah waters and coastal areas

Philippine intel revealed that Sulu-based ASG is planning to conduct kidnapping in Sabah coastal areas; or seajacking in Tawi-Tawi-Sabah waters anytime starting 10 Oct. The group has already prepared a jungkong-type speed boat colored blue with three mega engines (200hp). As of 08 Oct, said speedboat is positioned somewhere in the coastal area of Parang, Sulu.

Further information disclosed that the group’s priority targets are Korean nationals aboard Korean sea vessels passing by Tawi-Tawi-Sabah waters.

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