Philippines Verifying Reported Beheading of Malaysian

November 17, 2015 3:08 PM

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Two Philippine military officials say authorities are verifying reports that Abu Sayyaf militants have beheaded a Malaysian hostage in the southern Philippines after a large ransom demand was not paid.

The officials said the militants killed Bernard Then Ted Fen on Tuesday in their jungle camp in Indanan town in Sulu, an impoverished province 950 kilometers (590 miles) south of Manila where Abu Sayyaf gunmen are believed to be holding other foreign and Filipino hostages. The officials spoke on con...

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