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Kidnapped Taiwanese woman reportedly rescued

2013/12/20 18:45

Manila, Dec. 20 (CNA) A Taiwanese woman who was kidnapped by armed attackers in Malaysia in mid-November has been rescued by Philippine marines, reliable Philippine military sources told CNA Friday.

The report was later confirmed by Philippine police authorities.

Chang An-wei was rescued from the southern Philippine town of Maimbung, the sources said, adding that she was undergoing health checks at a Philippine marines medical service facility, the sources said.

(By Emerson Lim and Sofia Wu)ENDITEM/J