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Newsline: Embassy working to determine if any Australians have been affected by US shooting

The Australian Embassy in Washington is trying to determine if any Australians have been affected by the tragic shooting at Orlando nightclub Pulse. At this stage it has not received any advice of Australians being impacted by the deadly incident in Florida, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. A spokesperson for the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade has said the embassy remains in contact with local authorities. “At this stage, the Embassy has not received any advice of Australians affected,” the spokesperson said. Anyone who holds concerns for their family members or friends is urged to contact them directly. “If you are unable to contact them and still hold concerns for their welfare, you should call the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s 24 hour Consular Emergency Centre on 1 300 555 135, or +61 2 6261 3305 (if calling from overseas),” a spokesperson for the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade said.

https://au.news.yahoo.com/a/31825068/embassy-working-to-determine-if-any-australians-have-been-affected-by-us-shooting/

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