Update: Cherry Bullet Returning To Korea After Being Held In Manila Due To Volcano Eruption
Updated January 14 KST:
Cherry Bullet will be returning to Korea from Manila today.
On January 14, FNC Entertainment stated to SPOTV News, “Cherry Bullet will return to Korea today in the afternoon because the flights [in Manila] are resuming operation.”
On the group’s official Instagram account, member Haeyoon shared a photo of the seven members and captioned the post, “Our fans! We’re doing fine, so don’t worry!! I sincerely hope there won’t be any further damage.”
Cherry Bullet is currently unable to return to Korea from Manila, Philippines.
On January 13, FNC Entertainment announced, “We attended the 24th Asian Television Awards in Manila, Philippines on January 11 and 12, and a volcano erupted near Manila. The members and staff are safely staying at a hotel and watching the situation.”
The agency assured, “They were scheduled to return to Korea on January 13, but due to the closure of the airport, they will return as soon as the situation is normalized. We sincerely hope that there will be no damage to local residents and fans. We will do our best to make sure that Cherry Bullet returns home safely.”
According to international news organization Reuters, Taal Volcano began volcanic activity on the early morning of January 12. It was the first time in 43 years that the volcano erupted. Through Twitter, Manila International Airport stated, “The operation of Ninoy Aquino International Airport has been temporarily suspended due to volcanic ash.”