5 abducted fishermen taken to Sulu

5 abducted Indon fishermen taken to Sulu: Westmincom

By Teofilo Garcia, Jr.

ZAMBOANGA CITY — The military’s Western Mindanao Command (Westmincom) has confirmed that the five Indonesian fishermen seized on January 16 off Lahad Datu, Sabah, Malaysia, were taken to the province of Sulu.

Lt. Gen. Cirilito Sobejana, Westmincom chief, said Wednesday two of the six gunmen involved in the kidnapping, who turned out to be Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) bandits, have been killed in an airstrike off Sulare Island, Parang, Sulu.

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Source: https://www.pna.gov.ph

Abu Sayyaf Group

File image of Abu Sayyaf Group terrorists, affiliated to Daesh in Southeast Asia

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