DFA confirms fourth Filipino fatality in Israel-Hamas war

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Thursday confirmed that another Filipino has been killed in Israel following the Hamas attack on the country. The DFA said the victim was a Filipina caregiver working in a communal settlement in Israel when the Hamas militant group mounted a surprise attack on Oct. 7. 'I regret to inform the nation that we have received confirmation from the Israeli government of another Filipino casualty in Israel,' DFA Secretary Enrique Manalo posted on X, formerly Twitter. He said the government has given assurance to the next of kin of its full support and assistance. DFA Undersecretary Eduardo Jose de Vega said the fourth fatality was one of the three Filipinos declared missing. He said there is still no information on the two remaining missing Filipinos.

Source: Philippines News Agency