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Armed robberies, kidnappings and other forms of pirate attacks by the Abu Sayyaf group in the waters shared by the Philippines and Malaysia doubled from 10 in 2016 to 22 in 2017, the International Maritime Bureau said.
The Abu Sayyaf group demanded one-billion-pesos ransom for each of the captive westerners based on their video footage released in social media early this week.
The Abu Sayyaf group, linked to the Indonesian group Jemaah Islamiyah that aims to create a pan-Islamic state across Southeast Asia, has become infamous for a string of high-profile kidnappings.
The Abu Sayyaf group claims to be fighting for an Islamic state in the south of the mainly Catholic country.
Survivors have also not seen two male teachers since the Abu Sayyaf group announced their execution on April 19.
Formed in the 1990s, the Abu Sayyaf group is notorious for carrying out kidnapping-for-ransom preying on both foreigners and Filipinos, and known for bombings and brutality, including beheadings.
Members of the 47th Infantry Battalion, Bohol Provincial Police Office (BPPO), the Regional Public Safety Battalion (RPSB) and the regional Philippine National Police (PNP) clashed with members of the 19-year-old Abu Sayyaf group at So Ilaya, Napo Village, Inabanga mountain town in Bohol province, at 3 early in the morning, Senior Police Officer Edwin Melicor of Inabanga Police Station said in a report that reached PNP headquarters in Metro Manila's suburban Quezon City.
Aquino said that there was a chance to defeat the group as the captives are under the control of Raddulan Sahiron, who became the leader of the Abu Sayyaf group in 2005.
Also last week, members of the Al Qaeda-linked Abu Sayyaf group kidnapped a Filipina midwife elsewhere in the south, but freed her later, after local officials negotiated with the gunmen.
The Abu Sayyaf group has threatened to behead one of the hostages they are holding on Jolo island by 1400 local time (0600GMT) on Tuesday if the military does not meet its demands.
The Abu Sayyaf group claims to be fighting for an independent Islamic state in the southern Philippines.