2 kidnapped S. Koreans recovered in PH
The two were found in the same remote part of
"They are now in the custody of the soldiers," Cabangbang said in a brief statement from
He identified the pair as Wu Seok-Bung and Kim Nam-Du but did not give details of the rescue or their condition.
The first South Korean, Choi Inn So, has been taken to hospital for treatment for an ulcer, Cabangbang added.
The three South Koreans were lured from their hotel in the trading city of
Police earlier said the three had been scouting for mining opportunities in
Foreign governments warn their citizens to avoid many parts of the southern
A Muslim insurgency in the southern Philippines that has dragged on for more than 40 years, with the conflict providing fertile ground for a wide range of militants, bandits and pirates who carry out such abductions.