According to the reporters, two Canadians, a Norwegian resort manager and a Filipino woman from a southern Philippine Island had been kidnapped by the unidentified gunmen, as said by the military and police on Tuesday.
As per the military spokesman Col. Restitto Padilla told The Philippine Daily Inquirer that a video showed a group of 11 armed men taking two Canadian, a Norwegian and a Filipino and fleeing on a boat late Monday night. He added that at least two Japanese tourists were failed to stop the abduction.
The Canadians were been identified by the police as Ridsel and Robert Hall. Also Kjartan Sekkingstad, a Norwegian who was resort`s manager was been taken away by the gunmen. He reportedly lived in Vancouver before sailing across the Pacific last decade.
As per a regional police spokesman said that Filipino woman who is unidentified is said to be the partner of one of the Canadians.
According to the regional police spokesman Supt. Antonio Rivera, the gunmen also targeted a foreign couple from one of the yachts docked at the resort, but they resisted and jumped off the boat and escaped. The couple got minor injuries.
As said by Rivera that, in the kidnapping, 11 gunmen in two motorized outriggers were involved.