MANILA, Philippines — Four of the six Chinese who were kidnapped by armed men from Ayala Alabang Village in Muntinlupa City last October are dead, the Philippine National Police (PNP) reported yesterday.
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Probably because the victims are foreigners, alarm bells aren’t ringing loudly amid reports that four Chinese nationals kidnapped last month were found dead days later. Police said the four were kidnapped together with two other Chinese and three Filipinos by six armed men from Ayala Alabang Village in Muntinlupa on Oct. 30.
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