An Indonesian military officer (left) sits with two of the three recovered Indonesian nationals. Photo: EPA

Three Indonesian men freed after being kidnapped by Abu Sayyaf militants and held in Philippine hideouts

Hostages were taken to the gunmen’s jungle hideout in Sulu, a poor, predominantly Muslim province in the southern Philippines where Abu Sayyaf has had a presence since the late 1980s

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An Indonesian military officer (left) sits with two of the three recovered Indonesian nationals. Photo: EPA
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