Birth­day party drown­ing

The Citizen (KZN) - - NEWS - Manila

– Eight peo­ple, in­clud­ing two chil­dren, drowned in the Philip­pines when a boat they were rid­ing in cap­sized, po­lice said yes­ter­day.

Five peo­ple sur­vived the ac­ci­dent on Sun­day in La­guna de Bay, the largest lake in the Philip­pines, lo­cated 32km south of Manila, said po­lice.

The boat was car­ry­ing 13 pas­sen­gers, who were former high school class­mates on the way to a birth­day party. – dpa

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