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Without Ransom, Seafarers Still Held by Abu Sayyaf

  Malaysian media report that five seafarers captured by the Abu Sayyaf group are still being held, two weeks after the expiration of a ransom deadline.Abu Sayyaf militants boarded the tug Serudong 3 and captured the five seafarers on July 17. The group initially demanded $2 million for the men’s release, but they later lowered the ramsom to about $500,000. The ...

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