Midwife abducted by alleged Abus in Sulu

Posted at 08/29/14 11:49 AM

MANILA – A midwife was abducted by suspected Abu Sayyaf bandits in Panglima Estino, Sulu on Thursday.

Leilani Bernabe, an employee of Luuk District Hospital, was snatched by armed men in Barangay Lihbug Kabaw at around 07:30 a.m.

Authorities said the victim was abducted while she was on her way to the hospital, which is located in Barangay Tubig-Puti in Luuk town.

The victim and her abductors were seen fleeing towards Barangay Bagsak in Talipao town. – report from RJ Rosalado, ABS-CBN News Zamboanga