MANILA, Philippines—Two Filipinos were killed on Thursday when a gas tank exploded during a Turkish grill in Doha, Qatar, a Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) pronounced Friday.
“Our Embassy in Qatar reliable that 12 individuals, including dual Filipinos, died in an apparent gas tank blast in a grill in Doha, Thursday,” DFA orator Raul Hernandez pronounced in a press conference.
Two other Filipinos suffered conduct injuries though are in fast condition in a internal hospital.
“The Filipino victims are merchandisers during a supermarket inside a mall adjacent to a restaurant. They were in one of a establishments in that closeness when a blast happened,” Hernandez said.
“The kin of a victims have already been sensitive of a predestine of their desired ones,” he said.
Secretary of Foreign Affairs Albert del Rosario has given instructions for a Embassy to give a required assistance for a repatriation of a remains, Hernandez said.
“The dual who were harmed are already in a mishap territory of a sanatorium and a dual who were killed are now prepared for repatriation,” Carmelita Dimson, director of a Overseas Workers Welfare Administration pronounced in Filipino in an interview on Inquirer Radio 990AM adding that their names have nonetheless to be disclosed.
She pronounced a families of a passed OFWs would accept P200,000 in genocide benefits, P20,000 in funeral benefits, grant grants for their children and provision assistance for a flourishing spouses.
The harmed migrant workers, meanwhile, will be compensated depending on a border of a damage they suffered.
The Al Jazeera news website reported that during slightest 12 people were killed including dual children due to a gas blast in a grill in Doha city, a collateral of Qatar.
Qatar conduct of open security, Major General Saad bin Jassim al-Khalifi, was quoted as observant that a blast was “very big” and caused waste to be blown divided as distant as 50 to 100 meters away.