Teen Escapes Al-Qaeda Captors

Rob Nelson reports on one Virginia teen's harrowing story.
1:28 | 12/12/11

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And daring escape a teenage boy to come straight out of a movie captured by kidnappers held prisoner in the jungle and the harrowing moment when he decided to make a dash for freedom. -- BC's rob Nelson has the story. Escaped kidnappers who held him hostage for five months in the Philippine jungle. This past summer Kevin Losman was vacationing in the Philippines with -- -- and cousin. On July 12 more than a dozen armed men from an Islamic militant group stormed their resort in the middle denying the three were taken by boat from their island resort to a remote area. A ransom was paid in October but only Kevin's mom was released his cousin escaped last month but Kevin remain trapped behind. According to Kevin he tricked his captors by telling -- he was going to take a bath in a nearby stream. But then he saw its chance and made a run -- disappearing barefoot into the -- Exhausted bruised and hungry -- was found by villagers late the next day the selling in province. He -- reportedly survived by climbing trees for coconuts and some candy that -- taken from his captors. Police officials say -- -- initially feared the villagers and -- from them as well before realizing they were actually trying to help them. Kevin said he -- -- says the last months have been very itself. -- lots of tough time -- votes five months. I -- know he is -- hero Kevin is currently a hospital in Manila reunited with his mother for Good Morning America rob Nelson ABC news New York.

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