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Girl drowns underneath Pasay bridge

  • Written by Jeffrey C. Tiangco
  • Published in Metro
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A 12-year-old girl drowned after she reportedly jumped into the water underneath the Malibay-Maricaban Bridge at the height of heavy downpour brought about by Typhoon Maring yesterday in Pasay City.

Police said the victim, identified as Samantha Zamora, of Bgy. 177, Mali-bay, Pasay City, was fished out of the water after more than two hours.
    
Police reports said that Zamora jumped into the bridge at 8:30 a.m. at the height of a heavy downpour.
    
Witnesses told policemen of Police Community Precinct (PCP) 8, Pasay City, that strong current immediately swept away Zamora, prompting them to seek help.
    
The victim’s body re-surfaced later at 10:05 a.m.