Fil-Am mom killed in Brussels terror attack

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – Tragic news of a Filipino American who was killed in last week’s deadly terrorist attacks in Brussles.

Gail Minglana Martinez, 41, died in the March 22 explosion at the Brussels airport.

Her husband, Air Force Lt. Col. Kato Martinez, and their four children, were injured in the blast and remain hospitalized, according to Gail’s uncle David Minglana.

The children are reportedly recovering from burns they sustained from the explosion, while their father was in intensive care.

Gail Minglana Martinez counts among 35 people who were killed in the attacks that also injured more than 300.

Reports say that Gail is the daughter of a US Navy sailor who immigrated from the Philippines. She was a graduate of Flour Bluff High School in Corpus Christi, Texas.

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  • Amboy
    31 March 2016 at 6:59 pm - Reply

    Condolences to the husband and children…Get well soon…

  • Kenikeni
    1 April 2016 at 12:02 pm - Reply

    Filipino lives matter!