Employees evacuated after a fire broke out at the Russian embassy in Manila

Manila, Philippines — A large fire broke out at the Russian embassy in the capital of the Philippines, urging employees and their families to evacuate, but no one was injured, Russian and Philippine officials said on Saturday. rice field.

Investigators pinpoint the cause of a multi-hour fire that broke out on the second floor of an embassy in Makati’s financial district in Metro Manila on Friday night, causing more than 100 million pesos ($ 2 million) in damage. I was trying. The Philippine Fire Department said.

More than a dozen fire trucks helped extinguish the flames of the high-class, tightly guarded village of Das Marinas, where several embassies and diplomatic residences are located.

Associated Press