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Six People Drifting In Fiber Boat Rescued Near Toberua Island

Police spokesperson, Ana Naisoro said: “An officer was contacted and the fiber boat has been towed by the vessel LU Yuan24.”
09 May 2020 08:57
Six People Drifting In Fiber Boat Rescued Near Toberua Island

The Fiji Maritime Surveillance Rescue Co-ordination Centre (FMSRCC) have successfully rescued the six passengers who had been drifting in a fiber boat near Toberua Island in the Lomaiviti waters.

FMSRCC said: “Passengers were rescued by a passing fishing vessel following maritime broadcast, Police boats were deployed, Navy patrol boat and RCC Flight team were also activated.”

Police spokesperson, Ana Naisoro said: “An officer was contacted and the fiber boat has been towed by the vessel LU Yuan24.”

The passengers had departed Qarani, Gau, for Suva when the incident happened.

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