DFA: No Filipino casualty in Thailand bomb blasts

By on May 10, 2017


No Filipino was reported dead or injured in Tuesday’s bomb blasts in Thailand’s southern town of Pattani that injured over 50 people, said the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA).  (Photo: Department of Foreign Affairs Republic of the Philippines/ Facebook)
No Filipino was reported dead or injured in Tuesday’s bomb blasts in Thailand’s southern town of Pattani that injured over 50 people, said the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA). (Photo: Department of Foreign Affairs Republic of the Philippines/ Facebook)

MANILA—No Filipino was reported dead or injured in Tuesday’s bomb blasts in Thailand’s southern town of Pattani that injured over 50 people, said the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA).

It said the Philippine Embassy in Bangkok is coordinating closely with the Thai authorities to ensure the continued safety of Filipinos in the area.

“The Embassy is coordinating with the members of the Filipino community in Pattani and Narathiwat who have already contacted each other to check on each other’s safety and welfare,” the DFA said in a statement.

The Embassy will continue to monitor the situation and report further developments, it added.

Initial reports indicate there were over 50 people injured after a double explosion at a shopping center in downtown Pattani.