Tourists kidnapped in the Philippines shown on video

A video has been released that is believed to show a group of tourists who were kidnapped while at a resort in the Philippines last month.

his frame grab from militant video purportedly shows armed militants surrounding two Canadians, a Norwegian and a Filipino woman abducted last month in the Philippines.

This frame grab from militant video purportedly shows armed militants surrounding two Canadians, a Norwegian and a Filipino woman abducted last month in the Philippines. Image by (Militant Video via AP)

The video shows the hostages – thought to be two Canadian men, a Norwegian man and a Filipino woman taken from the Samal Island Holiday Oceanview Resort – shows the group surrounded by masked gunmen. In it, one of the hostages urges authorities to help by ceasing operations and artillery fire in the area.

This frame grab from militant video purportedly shows armed militants surrounding two Canadians, a Norwegian and a Filipino woman abducted last month in the Philippines.

This frame grab from militant video purportedly shows armed militants surrounding two Canadians, a Norwegian and a Filipino woman abducted last month in the Philippines. Image by (Militant Video via AP)

One of the gunmen also states that the kidnappers are prepared to negotiate for the release of the captured tourists. It is not yet confirmed which group is responsible for the kidnappings. Read more: bbc.co.uk

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