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2 teen girls drown in Dagupan

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DAGUPAN CITY – Two junior high school students drowned at the Bonuan Beach here on Sunday (June 12), police said on Monday.

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Supt. Christopher Abrahano, police chief, identified the drowning victims as Karen Madraso, 14, a Grade 9 student, and Myla Carvajal, 15, a Grade 10 student. Both were residents of Barangay Bonuan Binloc, a coastal village here facing the Lingayen Gulf.

In a text message, Abrahano said the two girls were swimming when they were swept by strong waves to the deeper part of the gulf at about 4 p.m. Sunday.

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Rescuers retrieved the girls’ bodies and took them to the Region 1 Medical Center but doctors pronounced them dead on arrival.  SFM/rga

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