Australian hostage Warren Richard Rodwell arrives at the Armed Forces of the Philippines Western Mindanao Command after his release
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Abu Sayyaf release Australian hostage Warren Rodwell

An Australian man kidnapped 15 months ago by an al-Qaeda-linked group in the Philippines has been released.

An emaciated-looking Warren Rodwell was freed on Saturday near Pagadian city in the southern Philippines, police said.

Phil Mercer reports.

  • 23 Mar 2013
  • From the section Asia