October 21, 2021

Another Filipino returns from Afghanistan – GMA News Online


One more Filipino repatriated from Afghanistan has arrived in the Philippines, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Friday.



In its latest update, the DFA said a total of 185 Filipinos have been evacuated from the country while 16 are requesting repatriation.

The DFA earlier assured that there were no Filipino casualties at the bombings that occurred outside the Kabul airport on Thursday.

However, it said two Filipinos were unable to leave the country due to the situation.

“The Philippine Embassy in Islamabad is closely coordinating with UN Security Officers on the ground to learn the latest security updates on the Afghan security situation,” the DFA said.

Alert Level 4, which calls for mandatory repatriation, remains over Afghanistan.—LDF, GMA News

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