NEWS

19-year-old Drowns After Saving Younger Sister

The victim, whilst attempting to rescue his 13-year-old sister who was struggling in deeper waters disappeared.
14 Sep 2020 10:38
19-year-old Drowns After Saving Younger Sister
A 19-year-old from Yaladi Settlement, Waiyavi allegedly drowned whilst trying to save his sister yesterday.
The incident occurred in the Paipai River.
The victim, whilst attempting to rescue his 13-year-old sister who was struggling in deeper waters disappeared. His body was later found floating a few meters away.
His younger sister was eventually pulled safely to shore by another sibling.
The drowning toll currently stands at 28 compared to 24 for the same period last year.
Investigations continue.
Fijisun E-edition
Total Excellium
Subscribe-to-Newspaper
Fiji Sun Instagram
Subscribe-to-Newspaper