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12-year-old girl found dead in Pasay river

GMA News Online logo GMA News Online 9/12/2017 Gutierrez, Angelo
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A 12-year-old girl drowned after reportedly jumping into a river in Pasay City early Tuesday.

A radio dzBB report identified the child as Samantha Zamora, a resident of Barangay 177-Maricaban.

Superintendent Deanry Francisco of the Pasay City Police Station said Zamora reportedly jumped into the river during a downpour at past 8 a.m.

Her body was found in the Tripa de Gallina River shortly after 10 a.m.

Several tributaries in Metro Manila have overflowed due to heavy rains  brought on by Tropical Depression Maring. —ALG, GMA News

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