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July 8, 2014
On July 2, 1,993, during the annual pagoda festival in Bocaue, Bulacan, a pagoda carrying devotees of the Holy Cross in Wawa sank into the muddy Bocaue River.
About 300 people drowned in the incident. One victim, Sajid Bulig, died a hero after saving four children out of the river.
Remembering Sajid Bulig, the young hero of the 1,993 pagoda tragedy | Front Row