Malaysia: Gunmen kill Taiwanese tourist and kidnap his wife

Posted on November 15, 2013 • Filed under: Asia Pacific, Tourist Kidnapped, Tourist Killed

According to, a group of gunmen shot dead a Taiwanese tourist and kidnapped his wife in a resort island of Pom Pom near Semporna early Friday. The 57-year-old man was found dead in a pool of blood with gunshot wounds in a room at a resort on the island, said Sabah police commissioner Datuk Hamza Taib. He said a security guard, who heard gunshots at about 1am, alerted the General Operations Force which was stationed about 800 meters from the scene. The gunmen took the tourist’s 58-year-old wife to the Semporna waters, he told a news conference here Friday. Read article

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