2 drown in Bacolod flashflood

first_imgThe body of the 5-month-old boy, whose house was swept away in Barangay Taculing, Bacolod City on March 6, 2020, was found by a seashell gatherer the following morning in Barangay 35. Photo courtesy by Bacolod Police Station 1 Five-month-old Jake Lorence Tortogo ofPurok Malinong, Barangay Taculing was found dead along the shore of PurokMalipayon, Barangay 35 on Saturday. BACOLOD City – Two persons died inflashfloods following heavy rains here on March 6. Seven family members were able to swimto safety while Jake Lorence disappeared in the water. On March 7, 55-year-old JosephineJoven of Barangay Mandalagan was found along the Riverwalk in Barangay VistaAlegre. She was believed to be a drowning victim, too.center_img The Tortogo family’s house was near ariver that overflowed. Joven was a caretaker of a house atVilla Angela Subdivision, Barangay Vilalmonte. Witnesses said she was swept bythe strong current of the river in the barangay while crossing./PN The water swept the house away onFriday, according to Executive Assistant Jomarie Vargas, cluster headof the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office.last_img

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