hostage-taking incidents - updates

Rappler's latest stories on hostage-taking incidents


LOOK: Man holds 5-year-old hostage outside PUP campus

Dec 17, 2018 - 3:31 PM

Dominador Abrinno, a resident of Taguig City, surrenders to a Manila Police negotiator after two hours

A 38 years old, Dominador Abrinno hostage a child along Teresa street at Sta. Mesa beside PUP Campus in Manila on 17 December 2018. The hostaker surrender to the police officer and safety retrive the child. Photo by Lito Borras/Rappler

Hostage-taking incident at Dasmariñas mall, 2 dead

Oct 09, 2016 - 2:05 PM

4th UPDATE The incident started as a domestic problem that was brought to the mall according to SM

Duterte vs drugs, Abu Sayyaf hostages, US attacks | 12PM wRap

Sep 19, 2016 - 1:51 PM

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Freed Norwegian, Indonesian hostages headed home

Sep 18, 2016 - 2:04 PM

UPDATED The hostages released by the Abu Sayyaf group two days apart are finally homebound after their ordeal

FREE. Lt General Mayoralgo dela Cruz, Westmincom chief (2nd from right), with freed Indonesian hostages (in blue) and Indonesian Defense Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu i Zamboanga City on September 18, 2016. Rappler sourced photo

Man takes kid hostage in Masbate-bound bus

Sep 05, 2016 - 8:35 AM

UPDATED A man takes a 2 year old boy hostage for 8 hours in a bus

Man arrested in NLEX hostage-taking incident

Oct 20, 2014 - 8:46 AM

UPDATED All passengers taken hostage inside a bus at the North Luzon Expressway NLEX are released unharmed The unnamed assailant is assessed with some psychological instability according to police

Hostage-taking in Masbate

Apr 27, 2013 - 6:08 PM

UPDATED 5 children and three adults are hostaged by a man who refuses to be a gun for hire for an unidentified politician