Abu Sayyaf terror group beheads Filipino couple



    Filipino troopers

    The navy says the terrorist group, Abu Sayyaf, has beheaded a Filipino couple in a distant village on Basilan Island in southern Philippines.

    Brig.-Gen. Juvymax Uy, Joint Task Force Basilan (JTFB), recognized the victims as Abdurahim Kituh and his spouse Nadzwa Bahitla, each residents of Isabela City.

    The couple was killed Thursday afternoon in a village on Basilan Island on suspicion that they’re feeding info to the navy.

    Uy stated the our bodies of the 2 have been discovered within the village just a few hours after they have been killed.

    Basilan, a province in southern Philippines, is a stronghold by the Abu Sayyaf militants with alleged hyperlinks to the Islamic State extremist teams.

    Formed within the 1990s, the Abu Sayyaf group is infamous for finishing up kidnapping-for-ransom preying on each foreigners and Filipinos, and recognized for bombings and brutality, together with beheadings.

    Several international kidnapping victims have been beheaded after failing to pay thousands and thousands of of ransom, together with Vietnamese, German and Canadian hostages.

    Philippine authorities stated the terrorist group is holding greater than 20 hostages, together with greater than a dozen foreigners.

    Most of the hostages are saved within the boondocks of Basilan and Sulu, each island provinces off the southern island of Mindanao.

    The Abu Sayyaf group helped plot the siege of Marawi City final May, triggering a five-month combating that left greater than 1,200 useless.

    The battle additionally ruined the town, displacing 1000’s of residents.(Xinhua/NAN)