Philippine Embassy advises Filipinos to stay vigilant after Libya suicide bomb attack

Philippine Embassy advises Filipinos to stay vigilant after Libya suicide bomb attack

December 26, 2018 - 07:49
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The Philippine government has advised Filipinos in Tripoli to remain vigilant and avoid unnecessary movement following a suicide bomb at the Libyan Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Thursday.

The advisory was issued on Tuesday following the attack that left three people dead and seven others injured.

According to Philippine Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Mardomel Melicor, three suicide bombers were involved in the attack that took place at around 10:30 a.m. (4:30 p.m. Manila time).

Melicor said no Filipino has been reported to be among the casualties.

The Embassy official advised the more than 2,000 Filipinos and their dependents in the Libyan capital to restrict their movement and stay indoors in the meantime.

 

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Source: Philippine Embassy / Manila Bulletin