DFA says Filipinos unhurt in Syria gas attack - Filipino Journal

DFA says Filipinos unhurt in Syria gas attack

DFA says Filipinos unhurt in Syria gas attack

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) declared that the 85 Filipinos based in Aleppo, Syria were safe from the toxic gas attack launched by rebels at the northern part of the city last Nov. 24.

Charge d’Affaires Alex Lamadrid of the Philippine Embassy in Damascus advised the Filipino community in Syria to remain vigilant and to continuously monitor developments. He said they should avoid areas of Jamyet Alzahraa, Al-Khalidyeh and Al-Neil Street in Aleppo. More than 100 individuals were treated at hospitals after the poison gas attack.