Roro captain abducted by Abu Sayyaf rescued by military
ZAMBOANGA CITY — The military said it rescued one of the two Roro crew abducted by Abu Sayyaf bandits during a hijacking off Basilan on Thursday.
Major General Carlito Galvez Jr., commander of the Western Mindanao Command, confirmed the rescue of captain Aurelio Agac-ac.
Agac-ac was the captain of Roro 9 intercepted by Abu Sayyaf bandits as it was sailing for General Santos City from Cebu.
Galvez said they would give details of Agac-ac’s rescue later Saturday as operations to rescue chief engineer Laurencio Tiro were still ongoing. CBB
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