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  אלול 5, 5774 , 31/08/14

Philippine Military Chief Confirms Peacekeepers Escaped Syria

The Philippine military chief confirmed on Saturday night that more than 70 Filipino peacekeepers have escaped from two areas in the Golan Heights that came under attack by Syrian rebels, according to The Associated Press (AP).

Gen. Gregorio Pio Catapang said in the Philippine capital, Manila, that the Filipino peacekeepers separately moved to positions that were safely away from any further threat.

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