Heavily-armed men flagged and abducted two motorcycle-riding soldiers in Monkayo town,
The incident took place at 5: 45 p.m. at Barangay Casoon, Monkayo town.
Supt. Antonio Rivera, Southern Mindanao Regional Police spokesperson, identified the victims only as Pfcs. Alabaso and Añueber, both members of Alpha Company, 25th Infantry Battalion.
He added that the two had just left their patrol base in Barangay Banlag when intercepted and abducted by heavily-armed men.
Tracking and pursuit operations are now ongoing.