Boy Drowns; Washed Out in Bago

A 7-year-old boy from Barangay Prosperidad, San Carlos City was drowned and his body washed out in the river at Barangay Abuanan, Bago City around 6 a.m. Tuesday.

Senior Inspector Hercules Trique, Deputy Police Chief of Bago City PNP disclosed that the boy was carried by water current from Barangay Prosperidad and was discovered by passersby in the riverbank of Barangay Abuanan.

He is identified as Bernard Canillo, grade 1 pupil. He was reportedly trying to cross the river in a makeshift bridge made of bamboo when he accidentally slipped and fell down the river.

He was reportedly with two unidentified cousins around 4 p.m. after their classes Monday.

His father and relatives followed the flow of the river until they were informed that his body was found in Barangay Abuanan.*


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