DFA: 4 Filipinos kidnapped in Libya oilfield attack


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DFA: 4 Filipinos kidnapped in Libya oilfield attack


Four Filipinos were among the 9 foreigners abducted during the March 6 attack on the Al-Ghani oilfield in southern Libya, Department of Foreign Affairs spokesman Charles Jose said. The attack by alleged jihadists linked to the Islamic State (ISIS) left at least 8 guards dead. The Filipinos are employees of VAOS Oil Services, according to Jose, who also said the Philippine embassy in Tripoli is coordinating with Libyan authorities and VAOS to locate the kidnapped foreigners. No demands have been issued so far.

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