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10 OFW’s in Afghan Identified

10 OFW’s in Afghan Identified

MANILA, Philippines–(UPDATE) The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has confirmed the identities of the ten Filipino workers killed in the helicopter crash in Kandahar on July 19.

The employer of the Filipino workers, United States-based construction firm The AIM Group Inc., furnished the names to the DFA after their families have been informed of the incident.

The Filipinos on board the aircraft which malfunctioned during takeoff and plunged to the ground were:

* Celso Q. Caralde (born in Gingoog City, Misamis Oriental)
* Ely I. Cariño (Cabusao, Camarines Sur)
* Ernesto C. De Vega (Naic, Cavite)
* Manolito C. Hornilla (Taysan, Batangas)
* Leopoldo G. Jimenez, Jr. (Lubao, Pampanga)
* Mark Joseph C. Mariano (Floridablanca, Pampanga)
* Marvin P. Najera (San Fernando, Pampanga)
* Rene D. Taboclaon (Cagayan de Oro City)
* Recardo E. Vallejos (Bislig, Surigao del Sur)
* Noli M. Visda (Lubao, Pampanga)

July 21, 2009 - Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , ,

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