Filipino killed in Afghanistan rocket attack

Ban in deployment of OFWs to Afghanistan stays.

MANILA, Philippines—A Filipino was killed and another Filipino was injured in a rocket attack in Kandahar, Afghanistan 11 days ago, the Department of Foreign Affairs confirmed Tuesday.

In a statement, the DFA identified the fatality as Norbert Malana Hobayan, who died from wounds suffered after being hit by rocket fire inside Kandahar Airbase, Afghanistan last March 20.

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