Boy, 5, drowns in irrigation canal
Raymund Catindig (The Philippine Star) - September 16, 2020 - 12:00am

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Philippines — A five-year-old boy drowned while his mother was washing clothes in an irrigation canal in Barangay Sta. Cruz, San Manuel, Isabela on Monday.

Police said the mother of the victim found out that her son was missing after she had finished her laundry.

The body of the boy was recovered yesterday morning.

Authorities are considering filing charges against the mother of the victim for negligence.

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