Daily Dispatch

Militants kill Dutch captive


A Dutch photograph­er held hostage by Islamic State-linked militants in the Philippine­s since 2012 was killed on Friday by his captors when he tried to escape during a firefight on a remote southern island, the military said.

Ewold Horn, a wildlife photograph­er, was shot by his guards from the Abu Sayyaf group when he tried to flee during a clash between government troops and the militants.

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