PH military: No report of terror threat linked to Japan warning
MANILA, Philippines—The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Tuesday (Sept. 14) said it has no report on terror threats in the Philippines related to warnings of possible attacks on some Southeast Asian countries.
AFP spokesperson Col. Ramon Zagala said that the threat level in the Philippines based on the military’s latest review was “moderate.”
“As of now, we have not received any report. We constantly validate all reports on security matters and it is a continuous process,” he said in a statement.
Japan’s Foreign Ministry on Monday (Sept. 13) warned its citizens of “increased risks such as suicide bombings” in Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Myanmar.
It urged its citizens in these countries to stay away from crowds and religious facilities.
Other countries mentioned seemed to have no knowledge of the potential threat.