Pinay nurse violated, kidnapped in Libya

Libya’s health ministry confirms that a Filipina nurse was kidnapped and was raped by unknown gunmen in Tripoli, capital of Libya. The Filipina was then released.

Amid the new case of Filipino abduction, Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs reiterate call for repatriation. It was earlier reported that a Filipino worker was beheaded in Libya.

“We reiterate our call to our remaining nationals in Libya to immediately get in touch with the Philippine Embassy in Tripoli and register for repatriation. The Philippine Government will shoulder the repatriation costs,” DFA said in a press release.

“The Department of Foreign Affairs reassures the public that repatriation efforts are on-going in Libya under Crisis Alert Level 4 (Mandatory Repatriation). At no point in time was it discontinued.”

DFA gave contact information telephone numbers (00218) 918-244-208 / 914-370-399 / 945-348-481, e-mail addresses and and Embassy’s address is KM 7 Gargaresh Road, Abu Nawas, P.O. Box 12508, Tripoli.

In the Philippine, those who want to register their relatives in Libya can call DFA’s 24-hour hotlines (02) 552-7105 / (02) 834-4685 or e-mail to

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