Abduction on Samal
Hammocking in the balcony of the luxury villa resort on the Samal island, Davao
The victims were composed of two Canadians, a Norwegian and a Filipina
An operation is now underway to locate and rescue four people, three of them foreigners, who were abducted by unidentified armed men at a resort in the Island Garden City of Samal in Davao del Norte on Monday night, police said.
Samal is a fourth-class city in the province of Davao del Norte, Davao Region, Philippines. Its official name is Island Garden City of Samal (Filipino: Pulong Harding Lungsod ng Samal, Cebuano: Pulong Harding Dakbayan sa Samal) and it is made up of Samal Island and the smaller Talikud Island in the Davao Gulf, making it a part of Mindanao island group.
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