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The man known as the 'ISIS executioner' was killed by an unknown assailant in Nineveh
Rebel group Moro National Liberation Front helped in facilitating hostages’ release
The three were among seven crew members of a tugboat who were kidnapped in June
Military says relentless assaults forced the extremists to release the captive who has been held for more than a year
It was not immediately clear what caused the explosion in President Duterte’s hometown
The eight escapees were arrested a week ago when they were caught with a homemade bomb at a security checkpoint
Dozens of Abu Sayyaf rebels were also wounded in the 45-minute gun battle in the jungle of Jolo island
Philippine president-elect Rodrigo Duterte says he could be open to peace talks with the Islamic militant group Abu Sayyaf.
Members of the notorious kidnap-for-ransom Abu Sayyaf gang had said they would murder Hall if they did not receive $6.5 million
Rodrigo Duterte said he will launch a military offensive to destroy Abu Sayyaf extremists on southern Jolo Island
His comments come after Trudeau delivered the grim news on Monday that Canadian John Ridsdel had been killed by his captors
Major Filemon Tan said the military attacked a stronghold of Abu Sayyaf rebels on the island of Basilan led by Isnilon Hapilon
The four hostages were kidnapped from a beach resort on a southern island in September last year
The islands of Basilan and Jolo are the strongholds of the Abu Sayyaf, known for kidnappings, beheadings and bombings
More than 500 soldiers and marines launched a search and closed in on the fleeing the gunmen
he two coast guard personnel managed to escape during the two-hour gunbattle between government forces and militants
Brig. Gen. Alan Arrojado said the militants identified the slain hostage as Rodolfo Buligao in a note they left on his decapitated body
The attack took place in the southern Philippines which has long been wracked by violence
U.S. officials with knowledge of the ground operation described Abu Sayyaf as 'Chief Financial Officer of ISIS'
The senior leader was involved in military operations of ISIS and helped direct its oil, gas and financial operations
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