2 newly elected SK officials drown at resort during victory party

CEBU CITY—Two newly elected Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) officials in Talibon town, Bohol drowned at a public beach resort past 2 p.m. on Saturday.

The police identified the fatalities as Marvin Tubo, SK councilor of Barangay Bagacay; and Edwin Vince Ayson, 20 and SK councilor of Barangay Burgos in Talibon.

Chief Insp.Frank Oreol, Talibon police chief, said in a phone interview that the two were amon the 31 SK officials who joined the beach party organized by SK Talibon Federation president Abegail Abapo.

He said Abapo’s family held a victory party at Bongan Sand Bar, in Barangay Bongan and invited the other SK officials in the town.

Ayson and Tubo were swept by strong waves past 2 p.m. apparently spawned by the bad weather that prevailed the province on Saturday, said Oreol. /atm

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