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Singapore: 4 Singaporeans were also included Alleged trafficking victims rescued by Philippine police After the attack in Manila on Monday night (June 26).

A spokesman for Singapore’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) said Thursday in response to CNA’s question that the Singapore Embassy in Manila was in contact with relevant authorities in the Philippines.

It has also contacted affected Singaporeans to provide consular assistance.

“The ministry has now confirmed that there are four Singaporeans among those rescued,” it added.

Philippine police on Tuesday said they had rescued more than 1,000 people who were allegedly trafficked to the Philippines to work at online casinos in Manila.

Chinese, Vietnamese, Singaporeans and Malaysians were among the victims found when police searched buildings in the capital on Monday night.

People from Indonesia, Pakistan, Cameroon, Sudan and Myanmar were also found at the site.

More than 2,700 people were detained during the raids, more than 1,500 of them Filipinos. Rescued 4 Singaporeans out of over 1,000 alleged trafficking victims in the Philippines

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