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15 more Pinoy workers escape Syria violence

Sunday, July 15, 2012

15 more Pinoy workers escape Syria violence

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  • Sunday, 15 July 2012 

Fifteen more Filipino workers have escaped from violence-wracked Syria with the help of the Philippine government and were shortly due to be back home in Manila, the Department of Foreign Affairs yesterday said.

The 15 female workers, who were given help under the government’s mandatory evacuation program, would arrive Sunday at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport aboard an Emirates flight, the DFA said, citing a report from the Philippine Embassy in Damascus.

Ten of the workers came from the Syrian capital of Damascus while the rest were from the coastal cities of Tartous and Latakia and the war-torn city of Homs..... MORE

SourceThe Daily Tribune

URL: http://www.tribune.net.ph/index.php/headlines/item/1561-15-more-pinoy-workers-escape-syria-violence

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