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Relief at kidnapped wife rescue in Philippines

Luisita Galvez Morrison
Image caption Luisita Galvez Morrison was snatched from a beauty salon

Relatives of a Scottish oil worker whose kidnapped wife has been rescued in the Philippines have expressed relief.

Luisita Galvez Morrison, 34, was snatched from a beauty salon on the island on Mindanao earlier this month.

It is understood she was rescued after a gun battle.

Her husband, Raymond Morrison, is from Keith, Moray. His mother, Alice, told BBC Scotland she was "very happy" to hear of the rescue.

Mrs Morrison said she was unable to comment further.

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