Two 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.

Manila: 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.

IANS