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Indians abducted in Philippines rescued

Two Indians and a Filopino abducted in Philippines Thursday were rescued after a shootout in which five kidnappers were killed, police said.

world Updated: Oct 17, 2010 08:25 IST
IANS

Two Indians and a Filopino abducted in Philippines Thursday were rescued after a shootout in which five kidnappers were killed, police said.

The kidnappers were killed by the law enforcers in a shootout Saturday morning in a province south of Manila, Xinhua reported.

Police identified the hostages as Pavitter Singh and Balvir Singh, both Indian nationals, and Luciano Clemen, a Filipino, who were kidnapped from Marilao town of Bulacan province.

Authorities recovered various firearms from the kidnappers.

First Published: Oct 17, 2010 08:24 IST