2 teens drown in Lake Apo

by PJ dela Pena, ABS-CBN News Northern Mindanao

Posted at Apr 04 2015 12:40 AM | Updated as of Apr 04 2015 08:40 AM

BUKIDNON - Two teenagers have drowned in Lake Apo in Barangay Guinoyoran, Valencia, Bukidnon, authorities said Friday.

The victim's bodies were found floating in the lake in the early morning of April 1.

The two tried to cross the lake by using a small raft Sunday.

Residents said one of the victims fell from the raft and was asking for help. The victim's companion also drowned while trying to save his friend.

Rescuers failed to find the two teenagers.

Lake Apo is a crater lake in Bukidnon that is frequented by tourists.