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PH Embassy in US joins Nat’l Day of Mourning

/ 09:37 AM February 02, 2015
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Philippine flag at half mast at Philippine Embassy in Washington, DC. PHOTOS BY JERVIN REYES

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The Embassy staff at National Day of Mourning ceremony.

WASHINGTON, DC — Philippine Embassy personnel on January 30 joined other Philippine Foreign Service Posts, public institutions and military installations in the Philippines in mourning the 44 members of the Philippine National Police Special Action Force who fell during an armed encounter in Maguindanao last Sunday.

January 30 was declared a national day of mourning.  The Philippine Embassy lowered the Philippine flag to half-mast as a sign mourning and of solidarity with families of the 44 members of the Philippine National Police Special Action Force.

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