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2 girls drown in Olongapo

By: - Correspondent / @amacatunoINQ
/ 03:41 PM September 14, 2017

OLONGAPO CITY — Two girls drowned in a beach resort here on Wednesday night, police said.

Gielyn Sebastian, 12, and Jocelyn Gallardo, 16, were swept away by strong currents off the Timaan Baloy Beach at 6:30 p.m., according to their 11-year-old companion, Joanna Arturo.

Arturo almost drowned but was able to cry for help and was rescued by villagers there.


Sebastian was pulled out of the water and brought to a hospital where she was declared dead on arrival.

Gallardo’s body was discovered in a village in Subic town in Zambales on Thursday morning.

The two dead girls were neighbors in Barangay (village) Sto. Tomas in Subic. /je

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