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3 Red Cross (ICRC) Workers Abducted in Mindanao Sulu

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3 workers/ member of the International Committee of the Red Cross [ICRC]  have been abducted in Sulu right after a visit to the Sulu Provincial Jail in their effort to carry out their respective water and sanitation projects for the said province is Sulu. The Three workers are named, Andreas Notter (Swiss national), Eugenio Vagni (Italian) and  Marie Jean Lacaba (Filipina) who had 2 children according to the Philippines Red Cross Department Secretary, Dick Gordon whom earlier called for the kidnappers toput respect to the internation delegates who help people of all sorts in calamities and through multiple indigenours projects.

The three ICRC workers and member were kidnapped in Sulu province before noon of Thursday upon a visit to the provincial jail in Sulu and it is said according to reports that they just came from a visit to the Sulu Provincial Jail when the incident happened as they got stopped by unidentified men armed with guns and sped right through carrying the very vehicle used by the ICRC persons in their mission to carry out their projects.

Families of the 3 personalities that were abducted were already informed including the Geneva convention which is said to be on the monitor of the incident right now while the ICRC condemns the disrespect of the official logo of the ICRC – the red cross which is a symbol that has been respected all year through in many wars and displacements that happened therein.

Meanwhile, the Philippine government military troops were already in hot pursuit of the criminals who kidnapped the 3 ICRC members who were said to be on foot as the troops just recovered the official vehicle used by the members which also happened to be used in the abduction of the ICRC members. Stay tuned here or subscribe to this blog for more updates to this incident.


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