Watch Up For Birdwatchers! Kidnapped Birder Escaped The Islamic Terrorists And Slained Them With Machetes!

Swiss bird watcher escapes Islamic militant captors

Mr Vinciguerra is given medical treatment after his escape
ARMED FORCES OF THE PHILIPPINES / HANDOUT
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    Mr Vinciguerra is given medical treatment after his escape ARMED FORCES OF THE PHILIPPINES / HANDOUT

A Swiss bird watcher kidnapped by Islamic militants nearly three years ago in the Philippines has escaped after reportedly killing one of his abductors with a machete.

Lorenzo Vinciguerra, 49, one of two European men captured by Abu Sayyaf militants in February 2012, was rescued during a gun battle between government forces and his abductors today.

Soldiers tracked down and attacked the militants in a remote thick jungle near Patikul, a town on the lawless island of Jolo, Filipino military chiefs announced.

Mr Vinciguerra was shot at while running from the Abu Sayyaf gunmen, but reached the Filipino troops

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