Four more drown in Ilocos waters

>> Saturday, April 29, 2017

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union – Four more people were reported dead in drowning incidents in Northern Luzon on April 16.
Jose Supangan, 18, a resident of Sitio Cuala, Barangay Tagudin in Sta. Maria, Pangasinan, was crossing Balincaguing River when he was swept away by the strong current.
He was declared dead on arrival at the Alaminos City Doctors Hospital. 
Another victim was identified as Noel Vino, 49, of Barangay Poblacion in Balungao, Pangasinan. He reportedly took a dip in Agno river in Barangay Sta. Rosa after a drinking spree with his friends. 
In La Union, the body of Rolly Abenoja, 43, was found floating in a river in Barangay Baraoas Sur  in Naguilian, a few hours after he was reported missing.
Meanwhile, Juan Miguel Dinopra, 15, and Raymond Cabugao, 50, residents of Mangaldan, Pangasinan, were rescued when they were swept away by strong waves while surfing in Barangay Urbiztondo in San Juan also in La Union.

At least 13 people drowned, mostly during family outings in Luzon on Black Saturday. Several others drowned on Maundy Thursday and Good Friday. – Eva Visperas and Vic Alhambra


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