News | Apr 28 2016

Terrorist group allegedly plotted to kidnap Manny Pacquiao

A militant group planned to kidnap Manny Pacquiao, according to the Philippines' president
Manny Pacquiao
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MANNY PACQUIAO was allegedly a kidnapping target of prominent Muslim militant group, Abu Sayyaf, according to Philippine president Benigno Aquino III.

Aquino, speaking to the Associated Press, claimed that the group had also planned to kill him and explode bombs in metropolitan Manila in an attempt to get funding from Islamic State.

He also stated that the plans were uncovered and troops have reduced Abu Sayyaf’s ability to inflict harm.