Skip to comments.Alleged leftist rebels kidnap lumber trader, 5 others in S. Philippines
Posted on 05/26/2013 10:11:35 PM PDT by TexGrill
DAVAO CITY, Philippines, May 27 (Xinhua) -- Suspected leftist rebels have kidnapped a local couple and four other civilians in southern Philippines, police on Monday said.
Two of the victims were released hours after Friday's abduction in Naboc village, Monkayo town, in Compostela Valley province but the rest are still at the hands of their New People' s Army captors, according to Senior Superintendent Camilo Cascolan, Compostela Valley police chief.
Cascolan identified the victims as lumber trader Lito Armada, 62; his wife Frescielita, and their four employees and local guides.
The police official said the victims were riding a Delica vehicle on their way to scout for lumber products when about ten armed men stopped their vehicle at Community 8, Naboc village, 1 p. m. local time.
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Whem I worked in the Philippines, (Mindanao) the rebels was muslim so are they just commies now?
Even jungle rebels need to stay hip with the latest Leftist trends.