The Daily Manila Shimbun


Three die, two rescued by soldiers in Bustos Dam

October 25, 2017

Government troops have rescued two children and recovered three bodies in Bulacan last Monday.

Lt. Col. Isagani Nato, Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Northern Luzon Command spokesman, said troops of 48th Infantry Batallion conducted a search and rescue operation after receiving report about a drowning incident in Bustos Dam at Brgy Caingin, San Rafael, Bulacan at around 1:40 pm.

Nato said soldiers rescued Avegail Campano, 8, and Princess Bacay,8, and recovered three cadavers identified as Renalyn Campano, 28 years old; Jonas Federis, 17 years old; and Daniel Campano, 5,.

He said the victims were swimming at the dam when the incident happened. Robina Asido/DMS