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Abu Sayyaf's Norwegian hostage freed

Abu Sayyaf's Norwegian hostage Kjartan Sekkingstad has been released from captivity.

This information is based on a statement made by Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza.

He says, Sekkingstad was freed at about 2 pm Saturday in Patikul, Sulu.

Sekkingstad currently stays in a place owned by MNLF Founder Nur Misuari in Barangay Kagay.

Dureza adds, Misuari's men and Former Sulu Governor Abdusakur Tan helped in the Norwegian's release.

Sekkingstad was abducted in a resort in Davao on September 21, 2015, along with Canadians John Ridsdel and Robert Hall and Filipina Maritess Flor.

Ridsdell and Hall were both beheaded while Flor was set free 3 months ago.

 

Topics: Kjartan Sekkingstad , Abu Sayyaf , kidnappings , crime , Sulu , Jesus Dureza
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