Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana appeared to have passed out during a flag raising ceremony at the Luneta Park in Manila for the celebration of the 124th Independence Day on Sunday morning, June 12.

Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana is seen on a stretcher after he reportedly collapsed during a flag raising ceremony druing the celebration of the 124th Independence Day at Rizal Park in Manila on June 12, 2022. (Photo by Ali Vicoy/MANILA BULLETIN)
Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana is seen on a stretcher after he reportedly collapsed during a flag raising ceremony druing the celebration of the 124th Independence Day at Rizal Park in Manila on June 12, 2022. (Photo by Ali Vicoy/MANILA BULLETIN)

Photos taken by the Manila Bulletin showed Lorenzana being carried out on a stretcher onto an ambulance.

The DND has yet to issue a statement. This story is developing.


Source: Manila Bulletin (https://mb.com.ph/2022/06/12/lorenzana-collapses-amid-independence-day-rites-in-manila/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=lorenzana-collapses-amid-independence-day-rites-in-manila)