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Fiji Police: 4-Year-Old Drown In Waitana River, Tailevu

The drowning death toll currently stands at 7 compared to 8 for the same period last year.
28 Feb 2019 10:38
Fiji Police: 4-Year-Old Drown In Waitana River, Tailevu

A 4-year-old boy is believed to the country’s latest drowning victim.

A Police statement said the incident occurred yesterday afternoon at the Waitana River in Tailevu.

The victim resides in Khalsa Road, Nasinu and had accompanied his mother for a swim when the alleged incident occurred.

While the two were swimming, she discovered her son missing and following a search found him lying motionless near the river bank.

Police investigations continue.

The drowning death toll currently stands at 7 compared to 8 for the same period last year.

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