Two Filipino doctors among first group evacuated from Gaza — DFA official

November 2, 2023 - 9:38 AM
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The Department of Foreign Affairs building in Manila, in Phil. Star file photo.

 Two Filipino doctors with medical aid group Doctors Without Borders (MSF) are among the first group of foreigners selected to leave Gaza and cross into Egypt, a Philippine foreign ministry official said on Wednesday.

“The crossing should happen anytime now,” undersecretary Eduardo De Vega told Reuters.

— Reporting by Karen Lema; Writing by Martin Petty