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10 of 12 villagers abducted in Basilan freed

by on Dec.02, 2010, under Places

Ten of the 12 village seized by armed men in the southern Philippine province of Basilan have already released. The hostages were released with the help of our village chiefs and other members of the local crisis management committee. No money or firearms were given to the abductors in exchange for the victim’s release. The investigators blamed t6he clan rivalry or rido for the incident. The victims were abducted last Saturday while they were returning from a fishing trip in Pukan town in Basilan. They also said that they have already identified the people behind the abduction.

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