Boy drowns in La Union tourist attraction “waterfalls”

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union – An 11-year-old boy drowned at ‘Kibkibulan falls’ in Barangay Pao Sur Sunday afternoon here.

The La Union Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) identified the victim as as Ahron Reu G. Edralin, 11, a
resident of Barangay Bato, San Fernando City.

According to PDRRMC reports, Edralin along with his relatives went to the said place to take photos when he went the higher potion of the
water falls and accidentally slipped, hit the floor then landed on the water. It was not known whether the boy knew how to swim or the impact
of his fall made him unconscious.

Barangay officials and residents rushed Edralin to the Ilocos Training Medical Center but he was declared dead-on-arrival by attending
physician, Dr. Mojina Cortez. Erwin Beleo/