2 drown in Negros Occidental

Posted by watchmen
January 3, 2024
Posted in News



Two individuals lost their lives in separate drowning incidents in Negros Occidental on New Year’s Day.

A five-year-old girl was drowned in the swimming pool inside a resort at Purok 2 in Hinoba-an town’s Barangay Alim, police said.

She was immediately rushed to the hospital, but was pronounced dead at 6:30 p.m. on January 1.

Meanwhile, a 65-year-old man was drowned at a beach resort in Manapla town’s Barangay Tortosa on Monday night.

Manapla police said the victim was found lifeless by his live-in partner.

The victim was brought to the hospital, but was declared dead on arrival.

Authorities said there was no foul play in the incident./JB, WDJ



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