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Heartbroken Brother Weeps For Sister Who Died From Burns

‘I can’t really explain how much I will miss Pau’. Heartbroken Netava Rokotagi wept openly for his sister yesterday as the final rites were performed at her gravesite. His sister,
26 Oct 2016 11:00
Heartbroken Brother Weeps For Sister  Who Died  From Burns
From left: Taito Rokoca,14, Netava Rokotagi, 21, Ana Radinibau,9, and Lavenia Roko, 16, beside their Late sister's grave.

‘I can’t really explain how much I will miss Pau’.

Heartbroken Netava Rokotagi wept openly for his sister yesterday as the final rites were performed at her gravesite.

His sister, Paulini Kaloumaira, 19, died from extensive burns when a benzene container exploded in her hands at Sote Village, Tailevu, last week.

Two younger siblings watched with horror as she burned.

She was buried yesterday.

“I can’t really explain how much I will miss Pau,” said Mr Rokotagi, 21, who is the eldest.

He couldn’t stop his tears yesterday as he said his last goodbye to “my lovely sister.”

“I am very close to Pau. We play around, joke a lot and we love each other. I’ve always promised her that when I have my job I will look after her and my other three young siblings. Now that she’s gone I will still try and fulfill my promises with the three. I will be graduating in engineering this December and I will make sure I look after them well. I really miss Pau,” he said.

Mr Rokotagi lives in Nadi and he wished to take Taito and Ana along with him when he returns next week.

Lavenia Roko, 16, who is the third youngest in the family said: “ I really miss her. She visited me in Nadi and she asked me to wait for her with some clothes when she comes arounda next. And I’m still waiting for her. She doesn’t really share all the problems she’s facing at home she tends to hide them and pretends she’s OK,” said Ms Roko.

Edited by Naisa Koroi

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