Girl drowns after raging waters sweep house in Cebu

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jan 16 2017 03:00 PM | Updated as of Jan 16 2017 04:46 PM

MANILA – A girl drowned in Naga City, Cebu after floods swept part of their home during heavy rains on Monday.

The victim, five-year-old Aileen Rose Pacquit, was sleeping with her mother inside their house in Barangay Patag when their shanty was inundated by raging waters.

Authorities said a fence of the Patag barangay hall gave way and collapsed on the victim’s house.

Erlyn lost grip of her daughter while they were being swept by the river. – report from Carine Asutilla, ABS-CBN News