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2 children drown in Ifugao

By: - Correspondent / @VillVisayaJrINQ
/ 04:36 AM January 25, 2017
A view of a river in Lamut in Ifugao  (Photo from the official website of Lamut municipality, www.lamut.gov.ph )

A view of a river in Lamut in Ifugao (Photo from the official website of Lamut municipality, www.lamut.gov.ph )

CAUAYAN CITY — Two children drowned on Monday night (Jan. 23) when their boat capsized as it navigated a river in Lamut town, Ifugao province.

Two-year-old Micha Bermudes, and her 5-year-old brother, John Mark, were riding home in the boat with their mother, Jennelyn, and their aunt Villalyn Bermudes-Dawing, when the accident took place, according to the Lamut disaster risk reduction and management office.

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The adults managed to swim to safety but the children were swept by the river. Their bodies have been recovered.  SFM

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TAGS: Accident, boat sinking, capsized boat, drowning, Ifugao, Jennelyn Bermudes, John Mark Bermudes, Lamut municipality, Micha Bermudes, River, Villalyn Bermudes-Dawing
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