The Philippines on Wednesday called on the United Nations Security Council to ensure the safety of peacekeepers in the Golan Heights, following the second abduction of Filipino forces in two months.
A United Nations peacekeepers car leaves the UN headquarters, in the demilitarized United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) zone, near Qunetra in the Golan Heights on May 7, 2013. Armed fighters in the Golan Heights have abducted four Filipino UN peacekeepers, the second seizure in two months linked to Syria's civil war, the United Nations said.
Syrian rebels on Tuesday seized four Filipinos serving in the UN peacekeeping contingent in the tense ceasefire zone between Syria and Israel.
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