Eight persons are killed after their boat overturned in a fish pen in Binangonan, Rizal.
Binangonan Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council says, the incident happened on Sunday as the victims were going home from a birthday party in the area which is part of the Laguna Lake.
Those who drowned were identified as Neymaret Mendoza, Malou Gimena, Marilou Papa, Frederick Orteza, Weldil Pareno, Roleno Pareno, six-year-old Sean Orteza and two-year-old Jajannah Parseno.
The victims did not wear life vests.
The boat had only one outrigger ('katig') and is made of fiberglass.
Five persons survived the tragedy.
They were brought to Margarito Duavit Provincial Hospital.