Indonesian hostage rescued while another drowns and Malaysian is shot after fleeing Muslim militants in Philippines

An Indonesian hostage held by Muslim militants in the southern Philippines swam his way to freedom but another drowned while a Malaysian was shot in the back while escaping, officials said on Saturday.The two Indonesians and the Malaysian separately escaped while Philippine marines were trying to rescue them on Simusa island in southern Sulu province in the last two days, regional military spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Gerry Besana said.“The island had been blockaded for the past 41 days. They …