DIVILACAN, Isabela, Philippines — A 15-year-old high school student drowned after he and his friends went for a swim in the bay area here at the height of Typhoon Tisoy on Tuesday, police said.
Capt. Frances Littaua, Isabela police spokesperson, said Lorence Lagula, a Grade 10 student at Divilacan National High School, was swept away by huge waves at about 2 p.m.
Littaua said Lagula was with his five friends when they were dragged by the huge waves in Divilacan Bay.
Lagula’s friends survived.
A search is underway to recover his body.
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