Tourists taken hostage in the Philippines

 
Tourists taken hostage in the Philippines
Loading...
Loading...
A Norwegian, two Canadian tourists and a Filipino woman have been abducted in the Philippines, the army in the country informs.

An unidentified group of armed men abducted the four from a popular resort south of the country, the news agency Reuters reports.

Police Chief Samuel Gadingan, on the island of Mindanao, says to NRK that they were abducted from a yacht club where Norwegian worked as a manager.

- It was a large group of heavily armed hostage takers who had a clear goal, says a local police chief to NRK.

He do not believe the Norwegian was the target of the abduction, but that he became involved because he came out of a boat when he heard noise nearby.

The Norwegian embassy confirms that there has been an attack.

- We are now trying to get establish whether there are Norwegians involved and whether one or more Norwegians have been abducted, says ambassador Erik Førner.

Military sources said the gunmen spoke English and the Filipino language Tagalog.

The Yacht Club had two armed guards who did not dare to resist, according to Police Chief Samuel Gadingan.

Two Japanese tourists tried to intervene, but in vain.

Philippine forces have put boats and planes into the hunt for the captives.

Both the police and military are surprised by the attack, which is a reminder of the unstable security situation in the region, despite the peace initiatives by Islamist rebels lately.

The Davao region has been relatively peaceful for a while. A peace agreement with the largest Islamist rebel group last year, ended a 45 year long conflict that has killed 12,000 people and displaced two million.

Comment below.
    Donate to Speisa


The globalist psychopaths vs Speisa


Latest
Untitled-2.jpg
The Swedish mercenary Jesper Söder, who is fighting against the Islamic State, has been captured in Iraq, along with another Swede, confirms the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Untitled-2.jpg
People who have lived all their life by the Snåsa lake in Nord-Trøndelag have seen things they can not explain.

Untitled-2.jpg
If you plan to visit Sweden, here is the list of areas you should avoid, where criminal Muslim gangs are gaining or are in control.


View this article in PDF format Print article



DON'T MISS A POST - FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK!




Disclamer
Comments at Speisa are unmoderated. We do believe in free speech, but posts using foul language, as well as abusive, hateful, libelous and genocidal posts, will be deleted if seen. However, if a comment remains on the site, it in no way constitutes an endorsement by Speisa of the sentiments contained therein.
comments powered by Disqus