MANAOAG — Two girls drowned while swimming in a river in Barangay Sapang, Manaoag late Saturday, according to a police report.
The two were identified as Irish Mae Relosa, 15; and her younger sister Angelo Joy, 12, both residents of Sitio Sagun, Barangay Pugaro, Manaoag.
The bodies of the girls were found by elements of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) and Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (MDRRMC) six feet down the water.
The siblings were identified by their aunt Dina Molina, 20. They were rushed to the Manaoag Community Hospital where they were declared dead on arrival. (Leonardo Micua)