Large-scale kidnapping plans foiled


LAHAD DATU: A chilling plan to carry out large-scale kidnappings of foreigners from tourist island resorts in Sabah and the central Philippines has been foiled following the death of Abu Sayyaf leader Muamar Askali @ Abu Rami in Bohol and the surrender of 11 sub-leaders in Tawi Tawi.

The threat is still present, however, and security forces of both countries remain on alert.

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