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2 drown in swollen Bulacan rivers

By: - Correspondent / @inquirerdotnet
/ 12:45 PM July 29, 2021

CITY OF MALOLOS––Two residents drowned Wednesday in swollen rivers in Bulacan province, a belated report from the provincial disaster risk reduction and management office showed.

The fatalities were identified as Dean Lester Valencia, 7, of Paombong town, and Jonathan Erese, 24, of Marilao.

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Valencia was reportedly left alone at their house in Barangay San Jose and went out swimming in a nearby river.

The current swept the boy away, causing him to drown. His body was found on the same day.

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In Marilao, Erese was catching fish with his friends in Lambakin River when the current carried him into a deeper portion. Erese’s body was recovered July 27.

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