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Vietnamese sailor killed, 7 abducted in Philippine pirate attack

by February 21, 2017 World News


Reuters     ReutersFebruary 20, 2017 – MANILA (Reuters) – Gunmen in southern Philippine waters killed one crewman of a Vietnamese vessel and abducted seven in what appeared to be the latest attack by pirates in the area, the Philippine coastguard said on Monday.

Coastguard and marine soldiers rescued 17 Vietnamese who were part of the 25-man crew of MV Giang Hai, which was attacked on Sunday evening near Baguan Island in Tawi-Tawi, an area close to the stronghold of the notorious Abu Sayyaf militant group. We’re sorry. You don't have permission to access this page. Please sign up to have full access to this page.

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