Hostage rescued from ASG
Army says militants were pressured to free kidnapped engineer after non-stop four-day military operation.
Philippines: Tugboat engineer rescued from Abu Sayyaf
By Roy Ramos
The chief engineer of a tugboat who was kidnapped last week in an Abu Sayyaf stronghold in the southern Philippines was rescued Monday, said security officials.
Basilan army commander Col. Juvemax Uy told DXNO radio Monday that Laurencio Tiro’s Abu Sayyaf captors were forced to release him after an unrelenting four-day military operation.
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