Infant and toddler drowned by high waves

Survivors at the hospital
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ONLY A FEW hours after a high waves warning was issued for most of the Panama coastline  A three-month-old infant and a three-year-old girl were drowned on Sunday Jan 8.

The boat in which they traveling with five other minors and eight  adults was hit by a wave as  they sailed from Playa Estrella on Isla Colón to Almirante in Bocas del Toro,

The bodies  and other passengers were taken to the Almirante Hospital .

The Civil Defense Authority, Sinaproc, had issued warnings of waves up to four meters high.

 

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