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Seafarer drowns in Pontevedra, Negros Occidental

Seafarer drowns in Pontevedra
Mae Singuay - October 12, 2021

BACOLOD City – A seafarer drowned in a beach in Barangay Miranda, Pontevedra, Negros Occidental.

Helry Gamilong, 39, was a resident of Barangay Guinturilan, San Enrique, Negros Occidental.

He went swimming with his friends around 2:33 p.m. on Oct.10 but moved farther from shore and was confronted by turbulent waves.

He was rushed to the Rural Health Unit but was declared dead on arrival./PN