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PCG: Personnel of Coast Guard Sub-Station (CGSS) Sta Ana successfully rescued a foreign national from drowning at vicinity 300 meters off Country Inn Beach Resort, Brgy. Centro, Sta Ana, Cagayan last Sunday, June 24.

A certain Mr. James Villanueva, 51 years old, resident of Brgy. Palawig, Sta Ana together with PNP Sta Ana personnel reported to CGSS Sta Ana that while underway from a fishing venture he sighted a body floating at the aforementioned area.

Immediately, CGSS Sta Ana together with Mr. Villanueva proceeded to the said area to conduct search and rescue operations. Upon arrival thereat, the team sighted and successfully retrieved the body of a female nearly drowning per information gathered from the interpreter, the victim was identified as Ms. Xiong Won Jing, female, 18 years of age, single and a Chinese National.

Accordingly, Ms. Xiong has just resigned as an employee of Eastern Hawaii Casino in Cagayan and due to depression she attempted to swim back to China. She was brought to Sta Ana Community Hospital in Brgy. Centro for medical attention where she was found to be in good physical condition by the attending physician. Further, Ms. Xiong was turned-over to Mr. Rudy Chandra, Human Resource Officer of Eastern Hawaii Casino.