Tourist drowns in Zambales on Good Friday
SAN ANTONIO, Zambales – A family’s Holy Week vacation turned tragic when one member drowned in a beach resort in San Narciso town in Zambales on Good Friday.
The San Narciso police said that Pramod Passi, 52, an Indian national and Marikina City resident, checked in at Crystal Beach Resort at about 10:30 a.m. with his relatives and friends.
Passi and a friend, Parveen Singh, also an Indian national, decided to swim on the beach at about 1:15 p.m. The latter had seen Passi waving his hand before disappearing from the surface.
Singh sought assistance from a lifeguard. Passi’s body was found floating 15 minutes later.
Rescuers administered first aid and rushed Passi to hospital but he did not make it.