Two OFWs die in Abu Dhabi gas leak
Abu Dhabi gas leak claims two Filipinos’ lives
MANILA – The Department of Foreign Affairs said two Filipinos died in the gas explosion that took place yesterday at a restaurant at Sheikh Rashid Bid Seed Road also known as Airport Road as reported by UAE authorities.
Quoting a report from Ambassador Hjayceelyn M. Quintana, it was learned the victims’ nearest of kin have been informed of the incident ang have been extended the necessary assistance.
They are also coordinating with UAE authorities to obtain additional information on injured Filipinos brought to medical facilities for minor and moderate injuries for them to be given the needed support.
Ambassador Quintana called on the Filipino community to remain safe and be mindful of security and safety protocols of the host government.
The victims’ identities have not been released by the DFA. (Melo M. Acuña)