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Fiji Police Investigate Possible Parental Negligence In Drowning Incident
NEWS

Fiji Police Investigate Possible Parental Negligence In Drowning Incident

Asenaca Baulawa, 30, said she couldn’t believe what had happened to her youngest son because she always took him a...

Dad In Tears Over 2-Year-Old Drowned Son
NATION

Dad In Tears Over 2-Year-Old Drowned Son

A father in Vunika, Labasa, is still coming to terms with the fact that his two-year-old son is dead.

47-Year-Old Woman’s Body Floating Near School Jetty Discovered By Her Son In Navua
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47-Year-Old Woman’s Body Floating Near School Jetty Discovered By Her Son In Navua

Another two cases of alleged drowning were reported yesterday. The national drowning death toll currently stands at ...

Two Year Old Toddler’s Body Found In River
NEWS

Two Year Old Toddler’s Body Found In River

The child was with his grandmother before he disappeared and was found floating in the Nakama River by a teacher.

Woman Recalls Last Conversation With Friend Krishnamma
NEWS

Woman Recalls Last Conversation With Friend Krishnamma

Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro confirmed the incident. She said they had recovered the body, and a post-mortem exam...

6 Year Old Child’s Body Recovered From River
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6 Year Old Child’s Body Recovered From River

A search conducted by villagers managed to recover the victim’s body a few meters from where she had disappeared.

Boy Drowns Trying To Retrieve Rugby Ball
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Boy Drowns Trying To Retrieve Rugby Ball

A 14-year-old boy who assisted the Police and NFA officers during the search said when he approached the ground to p...

Two Cousins’ Soccer Dream End in River Tragedy
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Two Cousins’ Soccer Dream End in River Tragedy

The two were bathing their horses in the Semo River when they disappeared, Police said. A search was conducted throu...

Japanese Student Drowns While On Day Cruise
NEWS

Japanese Student Drowns While On Day Cruise

Police said that after 10 minutes, the student was nowhere to be seen.

Teen’s Dream To Be A Vet Drowns In River
NEWS

Teen’s Dream To Be A Vet Drowns In River

Police reports state he was trying to wade towards the river bank near Savukere when he was swept away by strong cur...

Fiji Police: 1 Year Old Baby’s Body Found In Well
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Fiji Police: 1 Year Old Baby’s Body Found In Well

The child was found floating inside a well in Naikaiwaga village in Namara, Tailevu yesterday afternoon by his elder...

Planned Family Picnic Turns Tragic
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Planned Family Picnic Turns Tragic

An organised family picnic at Nasilai Beach, Kiuva, Tailevu, turned tragic when Vunimono High School Year 10 student...

Dad Laments Death Of One-Year-Old Son
NEWS

Dad Laments Death Of One-Year-Old Son

“My son was a happy, active child and full of life. He always wanted to do everything I did,” Mr Fabiano said.

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

12 Year Old Suva Primary School Student Is Latest Drowning Victim
NEWS

12 Year Old Suva Primary School Student Is Latest Drowning Victim

It is believed that on Saturday afternoon she accompanied friends as they went for a swim in the Nasiriti River, whe...

Shocked Bautani Family Remembers Disciplined Son
NATION

Shocked Bautani Family Remembers Disciplined Son

A drowning victim Eroni Bautani’s last words to his mother were: “This is the last time you will see me, because...

12-year-old is latest drowning fatality
NEWS

12-year-old is latest drowning fatality

A family of Nubu, Macuata, is mourning the loss of a 12-year-old member after he drowned in a nearby river on Monday...

Drowning victim was excited about sister’s wedding
NEWS

Drowning victim was excited about sister’s wedding

  Year 13 student of Shri Gurunanak Khalsa Secondary, Labasa, who has become the latest drowning victim was exc...

Best Mates Die Trying To Save Pair in River
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Best Mates Die Trying To Save Pair in River

Mosese Mamafainoa Buka and Laisenia Lomavatu were best friends. They loved life and did things together. On Sunday, ...

Floods Claims 5 lives
NEWS

Floods Claims 5 lives

Flooding which followed torrential rain brought on by Tropical Cyclone Josie claimed the lives of four Fijians while...

Police Investigate Alleged Cases Of Parental Negligence
NEWS

Police Investigate Alleged Cases Of Parental Negligence

Police are investigating alleged parental negligence following the deaths of two children in less than a week. A sta...

Drowning: Mother’s Dream For Son’s Birthday Dashed
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Drowning: Mother’s Dream For Son’s Birthday Dashed

A mother’s dream to celebrate her son’s 21st birthday in June was shattered after he drowned on Monday morning....

Police Await Family Complaint On Drowning
NEWS

Police Await Family Complaint On Drowning

Police Chief of Operations ACP Rusiate Tudravu said Police have yet to receive word from the family of a man who dro...

Mum’s dream to see son become a fire officer shattered
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Mum’s dream to see son become a fire officer shattered

A mother’s dream of seeing her son become a fire fighter came to an end after the 13-year-old’s body was found i...

Boy, 13, Drowns In Swimming Expedition
NEWS

Boy, 13, Drowns In Swimming Expedition

A 13-year-old boy drowned in the Vunisaleka river in Narere yesterday. Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro confirmed the...

Parents Lament Loss of Son in Sea Tragedy
NEWS

Parents Lament Loss of Son in Sea Tragedy

Isa na luvequ (Oh my child)! Heartbroken Bernadette Tabaiwalu, 58, and husband Tevita Tabaiwalu, 64, were lamenting ...

Ra Man Latest Drowning Victim
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Ra Man Latest Drowning Victim

A 21-year-old man of Dugapatu, Rakiraki is the country’s latest drowning victim. Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro s...

Our Children Deserve Better; They Deserve a Secure Future
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Our Children Deserve Better; They Deserve a Secure Future

Children should never become victims of family disputes, be it big or small. Sadly, the recent cases in Nadi and Lab...

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