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Cargo Vessel Hijack SE ASIA


Date 20OCT2016

Location Off Bongao town, Tawi-Tawi province

Type of incidents HIJACKING

Lat. / Long. 05:10:17N – 119:42:13E

Source: Associated Press / NYA

Date: 20 October 2016 0645 UTC

Description: The South Korean flagged cargo vessel DONGBANG GIANT NO.2 was reportedly hijacked by suspected Abu Sayyaf militants.

A Filipino military spokesman has stated that 10 gunmen on board a speedboat boarded the vessel using ropes and kidnapped the South Korean captain and a Filipino crewmember. A remaining crewmember called his family who then informed authorities of the incident.

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