Dutchman Elwold Horn. Photo: Tawi-Tawi Police Provincial Command/Handout

Islamic State-linked militants kill Dutch wildlife photographer in Philippines

  • Elwold Horn, 59, from Holland, was captured in 2012 and held captive by the Abu Sayyaf group
  • He was killed while trying to escape during a firefight between government forces and his captors
Topic |   Islamic militancy

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Dutchman Elwold Horn. Photo: Tawi-Tawi Police Provincial Command/Handout
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A 2017 file photograph of guerillas from the New People’s Army in the Philippines. Photo: AFP

Visitors from Malaysia, Indonesia attacked by Philippine rebels, eight soldiers wounded

  • The 11 people from indigenous communities, a delegation including Vietnamese and Myanmar nationals, were not hurt in the attack
  • Their convoy struck a landmine set by the New People’s Army rebels, before a 40-minute gun battle ensued
Topic |   The Philippines

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A 2017 file photograph of guerillas from the New People’s Army in the Philippines. Photo: AFP
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