Two Negrenses drown 

Two persons  drowned in Murcia and Ilog towns in Negros Occidental on  Sunday, May 19. 

A 19-year-old female  of Brgy. Mansilingan, Bacolod City, drowned in the Caliban River in Brgy. Caliban, Murcia, at about 1:10 p.m. Sunday 

The victim together with her family and friends went swimming in the river. However, the victim went to a deep portion of the river and  drowned, a police report said. 

She  was rushed to Murcia Rural Health Center but was declared dead on arrival. 

Meanwhile, a 9-year-old boy of Purok 8, Brgy. Talacdan, Cauayan,  drowned  in a river at Brgy. Galicia, Ilog, at about 1:30 p.m. Sunday. 

The victim went swimming with his relatives, got separated from the group and drowned, a police report said .* 

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