Abu Sayyaf Releases Hostages
ASG still holding other crew hostage.
Abu Sayyaf Releases Two Seafarers
Captain Park Chul Hong, the master of the heavy lift ship Dongbang Giant II, returned to South Korea on Sunday after three months’ captivity as a hostage of the Abu Sayyaf terrorist organization.
On his arrival in Incheon, South Korea, Park was taken to a hospital for a full evaluation. “They have been very stressed out. They were moved from one place to another, sometimes sleeping in forests, different houses, eating just dried fish and drinking water from brooks,” said Jesus Dureza, a senior aide to Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, speaking to AFP.
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