Philippine troops kill Abu Sayyaf militant group leader Majan Sahidjuan, rescue hostages

Philippine troops have killed a leader of the Abu Sayyaf kidnap-for-ransom group and rescued four Indonesian hostages held since last year, the military said on Sunday. Majan Sahidjuan, alias Apo Mike, was severely wounded in a gunbattle with the marines on Saturday night in Languyan town in southern Tawi-Tawi province, and later died, said Lieutenant… Read More Philippine troops kill Abu Sayyaf militant group leader Majan Sahidjuan, rescue hostages