Boy, 9, drowns in Nueva Vizcaya river
BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya–A 9-year-old boy drowned after taking a dip in a river during a vacation in Dupax del Sur town on Christmas Day, police said.
Rogelio Villanueva II, a 4th grade student from Pangasinan province, was at a picnic with his family when he and his brother decided to swim.
Police said the boy was swept to a deep portion of the river, causing him to drown.
The victim’s father pulled him from the water and tried but failed to revive him.
Edited by TSB
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