7-year-old girl, younger brother drown in Pangasinan pond
DAGUPAN CITY – A 7-year-old girl and her 3-year-old brother on Sunday drowned in a pond in Alaminos City, police said.
Supt. Ferdinand de Asis, Pangasinan police spokesperson, identified the fatalities as Sophia de Leon, 7, and her brother, Dwain,
De Asis said the siblings, together with a 6-year-old cousin, went near the pond in Barangay Pogo to play at 11 a.m.
But police said the siblings went into the 1.5-meter deep water and drowned.
The siblings were rushed to a hospital in Alaminos but it was too late. Gabriel Cardinoza, Inquirer Northern Luzon
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