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DFA raises alert level in Gaza Strip

Smoke rises after an explosion in the northern Gaza Strip
Smoke rises after an explosion in the northern Gaza Strip July 13, 2014. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Sunday has raised the alert level in parts of Israel to Level 3 due to the conflict between Israel and Palestine.

In the DFA’s public advisory, t raised Alert Level 3 in the Gaza Strip, while Alert Level 1 remains for the West Bank and in southern and central Israel.

Under Alert Level 3, the DFA will be implementing voluntary repatriation for Filipinos in the area, and the government will be shouldering the expenses.

The government will also stop sending Filipino workers in the area.

At least 190 have been killed in conflict, including children even as Israel said it will not stop fighting against Hamas, which released a video of another alleged attack on Israel.

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