3 kids drown in Iloilo river

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3 kids drown in Iloilo river

Jennifer Rendon

(The Philippine Star) – October 16, 2020 – 12:00am

ILOILO CITY, Philippines — Three children drowned in a river in Pototan, Iloilo on Wednesday.

John Arnold Peñafiel, 10; his brother, Arnold, 6, and their relative Rogelyn Dolendes, 9, were with a group of children who went fishing in a river in Barangay Intaluan, according to Maj. Ciriaco Esquilarga, Pototan police chief.

Esquilarga said the victims could have been swept away by the strong current.