Dutch hostage in Philippines killed while trying to escape from militants

Soldiers walk through a temporary shelter, where Ewold Horn, a Dutch photographer, was held hostage by Islamic State-linked Abu Sayyaf group militants, after he was killed by his captors when he tried to escape during a clash between government troops and the militants on Sulu island, the Philippines, May 31, 2019. Joint Task Force Sulu/Handout via REUTERS

MANILA (Reuters) – A Dutch photographer held hostage by Islamic State-linked militants in the Philippines since 2012 was killed on Friday by his captors when he tried to escape during a firefight on a remote southern island, the military said. Ewold Horn, a wildlife photographer, was shot by his guards from the Abu Sayyaf group […]

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