A 13 year old, Grade 7 student in Aborlan, Palawan drowned at the dam of the National Irrigation Administration Sunday.
Authorities identified the victim as Jayson Viloria, of Brgy. Plaridel and a student of Plaridel National High School in Aborlan.
Senior Inspector Aldrien Atienza of the Palawan Provincial Office said that Viloria drowned while he was swimming with his friends at the Tigman Dam of the NIA.
Reports said the victim had a hard time breathing when he was pinned at a portion of the dam.
Viloria was rushed by his companions to the Aborlan Medicare Hospital but was declared dead upon arrival by Dr. Stenely Manuel.
Authorities are now investigating the case.