The Philippine embassy in the United Kingdom confirmed at the very least one Filipino was among the fatalities in a terror attack in London final June three.

In a press release, the embassy recognized the fatality as James Alexander McMullan, who it described as a Filipino-British citizen.

“The Embassy conveyed today its deepest condolences to the parents and sibling of James Alexander McMullan, Filipino-British citizen, who has now been officially confirmed to be one of the fatalities in the terror attack in London last Saturday,” it mentioned (https://www.londonpe.dfa.gov.ph/embassy-news/407-statement-of-the-embassy-on-the-death-of-james-alexander-mcmullan-filipino-british-citizen-and-one-of-the-victims-of-the-03-june-terror-attack-in-london).

Also, it mentioned it has been in contact with James’ mother and father Simon and Milagros McMullan.

It mentioned it expressed “the profound sadness with which the Filipino community in London and elsewhere greeted his untimely death.”

The embassy additionally sought to reassure James’ mother and father of its readiness to “assist on matters concerning James as a Filipino citizen.”

“Our thoughts and prayers go to the McMullan and Meregillano families during this difficult time. We join the United Kingdom and the rest of the world in condemning terrorism and violent extremism committed in the guise of religion. These actions will never weaken our resolve to work for peace, tolerance and understanding so that all peoples could live together in peace,” it mentioned.

Also, it mentioned it continues to coordinate with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Metropolitan Police on every other matter regarding Filipino residents on account of final Saturday’s incidents.

Source: politics.com.ph