August 11, 2001, Inquirer, List of remaining Abu Sayyaf captives,
Posted: 10:56 PM (Manila Time)
THE ABU Sayyaf is still holding 18 hostages in Basilan.
Seized from the Dos Palmas Resort in Palawan on May 27:
· Martin Burnham, American man.
· Gracia Burnham, American woman.
· Angie Montealegre, Filipino woman.
· Maria Fe Rosendo, Filipino woman.
Seized in a raid on a hospital in Lamitan town on June 2:
Deborah Yap, Filipino woman, nurse.
· Reina Malonzo, Filipino woman, nurse.
· Sheila Bunyag, Filipino woman, midwife.
· Joel Juilo, Filipino man, clerk.
Seized from the Golden Harvest Plantation in Lantawan town on June 11, all Filipino men:
· Rodrigo Solon.
· Reynaldo Ariston.
· Abdul Tata Mohammad.
· Roel Abelyon.
· Michael Abelyon.
· Faisal Benasing.
· Ruben Valdesamor Jr.
· Bertab Benasing.
· Sardy Benasing.
· Marlon Dinaganon.
Of the 20 tourists and workers taken from Dos Palmas, two Filipino resort workers were found dead. Nine Filipino tourists were recovered on June 2, and two others walked free from the bandits’ camp on June 16. Two other Filipinos were freed on July 3. A third American, Guillermo Sobero, is presumed dead by the military although his body has not been found.
Of the 15 seized from the Lantawan plantation, the decapitated bodies of two workers were found June 23. Three were recovered by the military on Aug. 10.