Foreigner believed to be drunk drowns in Manila Bay

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Children dive into the water of Manila Bay in Pasay City to beat off the scorching summer heat. FILE PHOTO BY RICHARD REYES

MANILA, Philippines — A foreigner, believed to be a Liberian national, allegedly drowned in the waters of Manila Bay early Thursday, police said.

Police Officer 3 Jet Tajorera said the victim was identified as Abraham Weyah, based on a credit card that was found on his body.

He said there were reports which claimed that Weyah was seen drunk Wednesday evening, until police officers from MPD station 5 saw him drowning along the Baywalk area past 5 a.m.

Authorities rescued, tried but failed to revive him the victim, believed to be around 40 years old.

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