Gunmen Abduct Mayor of Southern Philippine Town

April 7, 2015 4:56 AM

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Armed men have abducted the mayor of a southern Philippine town from her house and fled with her on motorboats, officials said Tuesday.

Five armed men kidnapped Mayor Gemma Adana of Naga, a coastal town in the southern province of Zamboanga Sibugay, from her house while she was with friends late Monday, Interior Secretary Mar Roxas said.

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