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2 drown enroute to Vatulele

December 31
12:36 2012

By MAIKELI SERU

Another two people have drowned while sailing to another island from mainland Viti Levu.
The pair drowned while the boat they were in with six people capsized while crossing from Vunaniu Village, Serua,to Vatulele Island yesterday morning.
Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro said the other passengers swam ashore after the incident.
She said the bodies have been recovered.
The current drowning death toll now stands at 72.
That is 28 more deaths compared to 44 for the same period last year.

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