2 die in Ilocos drowning incidents

Published September 6, 2018, 10:34 AM

by iManila Developer

By Freddie Lazaro

CAMP PRESIDENT QUIRINO, Ilocos Sur — Two persons died after they drowned in separate incidents in Ilocos Sur and La Union the other day, a belated report said here.

(photo courtesy of Pixabay) MANILA BULLETIN)
(Pixabay / MANILA BULLETIN)

Police said that one Cerilo Escobar, 69, a resident of barangay Olo-olo, Santiago, Ilocos Sur, died after he drowned while swimming in barangay Sabangan, Santiago town on Tuesday.

The rescuers recovered the victim’s body a few hours after the incident. The victim was rushed to the nearest hospital but he was declared dead on arrival.

Meanwhile, a certain Sonny Boy Buccat, 25, a resident of barangay Bitalag, Bacnotan, La Union, died after he drowned while swimming at the shorelines in Barangay Pandan, Bacnotan, La Union.

The victim and his friends were having a picnic when the incident happened.

 
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