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PREVIEW: Kidnapped


After a Virginia man’s wife and son are kidnapped while on vacation in the Philippines, a dangerous group of international terrorists demands millions in ransom. With time running out, the FBI joins the case, which comes to a heart-stopping conclusion. Keith Morrison reports Friday January 20 at 10/9c



 Here is some background on the story from the local news affiliate in Virginia.


LYNCHBURG (WSLS 10) – This summer will mark six years since Islamic terrorists kidnapped a mother and son from Campbell County.


Gerfa and Kevin Lunsmann were on vacation in the Philippines when a group linked to Al Qaeda believed them to be wealthy Americans and held them for ransom.


Dateline NBC will air their remarkable tale of survival on WSLS 10 Friday night at 10 p.m. WSLS 10 worked in collaboration with Dateline NBC to share the Lunsmanns’ story.


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