Hostages recount nightmare

Zamboanga: A British man and his wife rescued this week from militant captors in the Philippines’ south say they were chained and threatened with beheading if they didn’t deliver a ransom.

The couple, shaken but unharmed, told their nearly two-month ordeal to reporters after escaping during a firefight on Monday between Philippine troops and the Islamic State-linked Abu Sayyaf group.

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Source: https://www.thestar.com.my

Abu Sayyaf Group

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

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