Indonesian flees Filipino captors, found trapped in fishnet

August 17, 2016 5:28 AM

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MANILA, Philippines – Officials say an Indonesian sailor has escaped from his Abu Sayyaf abductors in the southern Philippines after they threatened to behead him.

Military spokesman Maj. Filemon Tan says 28-year-old Mohammad Sayfan was rescued early Wednesday by residents who found him floating and trapped in fishnets along shore of southern Jolo island.

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