Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Teenager escapes from kidnappers tied to Al Qada in Philippines

Lindsay Murcoh and Al Jacinto in an Australian newspaper have a riveting account of the escape of 14-year old Kevin Lunsmann from kidnappers in the Philippines thought to be associated with Al Qaeda.

His mother had been released in October but he was still held in captivity. He escaped through a waterway and survived in the jungle until arriving at a tribal village. 

The presence of Al Qaeda in the Philippines was covered heavily in the media shortly after 9/11. 

Here is the link

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