Filipino nurse wounded in Libya violence | Global News

Filipino nurse wounded in Libya violence

/ 11:49 AM May 24, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — A 60-year old Filipino nurse was wounded by artillery fire outside Tripoli on Saturday, the Philippine Embassy in Libya said.

“The Embassy reminds members of the Filipino Community to maintain their vigilance and to exercise the necessary precautions after a 60-year-old Filipino nurse from a hospital in the southern outskirts of Tripoli was wounded by artillery fire late this afternoon,” the embassy said in a Facebook post.


Loud blasts and exchanges of gunfire were reported in the area, it said.

The embassy reminded Filipino citizens in the area or nearby to stay at home or evacuate to safer areas in the meantime.


Those in need of assistance may call +218 94 454 1283 and +218 91 824 4208, the embassy advised.


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