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MANILA (Xinhua): Philippine security forces have rescued a Filipino doctor who was abducted by several gunmen of the extremist group Abu Sayyaf in remote Sulu province in the southern Philippines last month, a military general said on Wednesday (March 25).
KOTA KINABALU: Security forces in Sabah’s east coast remain on high alert a week into intelligence information saying that Abu Sayyaf-linked gunmen were on their way to Sabah to kidnap high-value targets.
KOTA KINABALU: Security forces are waiting for information from their Philippines counterparts on the identity of the two intruders shot dead in Sabah waters.
KOTA KINABALU: Two intruders believed to be scouting for targets for a kidnap-for-ransom group were killed after a dramatic shootout with Malaysian security forces off Sabah’s east coast, close to the southern Philippine border.
KOTA KINABALU: The wife of the late kidnap victim Jari Abdullah is trying to get her husband's body back for burial.
KOTA KINABALU: The Malaysian kidnap victim, who escaped from his Abu Sayyaf kidnappers in a volley of gunfire five days ago, died at a private hospital in Zamboanga City, southern Philippines.
JAKARTA: Two Indonesians kidnapped by the Abu Sayyaf in waters off Sabah more than a year ago, have been released by the militant group and are on their way home, said a Foreign Ministry spokesman in Jakarta on Saturday (Jan 20).
KOTA KINABALU: The Philippine military is continuing its operations against fleeing Abu Sayyaf gunmen, killing a militant known only as Imbo, a key man to the notorious Alhabsi Misaya who was killed in late April.