M/V Catherine - sailing couple in Sulu

M/V Catherine – sailing few in Sulu

On Could 3, we informed you about the mysterious disappearance of  the two Germans sailing with their boat, the M/V Catherine, amongst Palawan and the Sulu islands. Yesterday military officials informed they have verified that the two lacking German tourists were abducted by Abu Sayyaf militants and are currently being held “unharmed” by the Al-Qaeda connected gunmen in their jungle encampments in the south.

An military spokesperson informed that the govt has requested troops to find the Germans in Sulu province and make sure their secure restoration. He also reported that the Abu Sayyaf is keeping about 10 hostages, which includes the Germans and two other Europeans kidnapped two years in the past.

Henrike Dielen and Stefan Okonek ended up taken at gunpoint from their yacht M/V Catherine among Malaysia’s Sabah condition on Borneo Island and the western Philippine province of Palawan around April 26, 2013.

Source: Inquirer.internet

Sulu Province

 

 

 

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