Italian priest Rolando del Torchio is released from captivity by Islamic militants

Italian priest Rolando del Torchio is released from captivity by Islamic militants
EPA STRINGER - Philippines/Zamboanga City  9/4/2016 09:52


epa05250611 Italian priest Rolando del Torchio (C) is escorted by police officers after receiving treatment at a military hospital in Zamboanga City, southern Philippines, 09 April 2016. According to military officials, del Torchino, a retired Italian priest, was held hostage for six months by Islamic militants in the southern Philippines and was released from captivity looking frail. Del Torchio, 53, is a former missionary priest and owner of a pizza parlor called Ur Choice Pizza House in Dipolog City in Zamboanga Del Norte province and was abducted by about 10 armed men at his restaurant on 07 October 2015. EPA/STRINGER BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE

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