STATEMENT OF THE PHILIPPINE EMBASSY
ON THE MISSILE ATTACK ON SAUDI ARABIA ON 25 MARCH 2018
Saudi Arabian air defenses intercepted seven ballistic missiles fired from Yemen by alleged Houthi militia toward various targets in Saudi Arabia on Sunday night, 25 March 2018.
Reportedly, three of the missiles were fired toward Riyadh, two toward Jazan, and one each toward Khamis Mushayt and Najran.
According to news reports, one Egyptian civilian worker was killed and two were injured during the attack in Riyadh.
The Philippine Embassy in Riyadh and the Philippine Consulate in Jeddah have so far received no report of any Filipinos being affected by the attacks in any of the targeted areas.
The Embassy will continue to monitor the situation to ensure the safety of its Nationals in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The Embassy advises all Filipinos in the Kingdom to remain calm but vigilant and to immediately report to the Embassy in Riyadh or the Consulate General in Jeddah of Filipinos affected by the attacks. For any emergencies, please contact the Embassy and/or Consulate through the following hotlines:
Philippine Embassy Riyadh Assistance to Nationals (ATN) Hotline: 056-989-3301
Philippine Consulate General Jeddah ATN Hotline: 055 5219613
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