Two Seafarers Have Been Found Beheaded By The Abu Sayyaf Terror Group

Following reports on Wednesday that the decapitated bodies of two Vietnamese seafarers were found on Basilan Island in the Philippines, Sailors’ Society’s CEO, Stuart Rivers, commented, “This is devastating news and our thoughts are with the victims’ families and friends.”

Abu Sayyaf kidnapped the seafarers in November last year.

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Chaplains from international maritime charity Sailors’ Society have previously supported seafarers and their families affected by the terrorist group.

Stuart said, “Victims of piracy and kidnappings are exposed to violence and terror, which can have a devastating impact on them and their families for years to come.”

The international maritime charity has created a Crisis Response Network to support victims of trauma at sea.

The network offers a 24-hour support service for those affected by piracy, kidnapping and natural disasters.

“By coming alongside these survivors and their families, we can work with other agencies to help them come to terms with what has happened, give them financial, practical and psychological support to help them pick up the pieces of their lives.”

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  1. I’m kinda of curious as to what the Pirate with the RPG is going to do?/! Minimum Arming Distance is 5-meters, and Lethal Blast Radius ~150-meters. HE couldn’t run fast enough to ovoid being Killed by the Blast of his own RPG…

  2. years ago learnt how to finish pirate’s in a second !

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