Drowning

Mum Laments ‘Special’ Son
NEWS

Mum Laments ‘Special’ Son

The 19-year-old was allegedly swept away by flood waters on his way to meet her

Naomi, 5, Believed To Be First Drowning Victim Of The Year
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Naomi, 5, Believed To Be First Drowning Victim Of The Year

It takes a matter of minutes for an accident or tragedy to occur, and police reiterated the importance of proper sup...

5-Year-Old Girl Of Navosa, First Drowning Victim Of 2022
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5-Year-Old Girl Of Navosa, First Drowning Victim Of 2022

Police are urging parents and guardians to keep a close watch on their children at all times.

Family Mourns For Son Who Drowned
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Family Mourns For Son Who Drowned

“I pressed on his chest and tried to resuscitate him. There is a car wash nearby. I put Jone on my shoulder and ra...

Drowning Turns Reunion To Tragedy
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Drowning Turns Reunion To Tragedy

“The boat didn’t capsize; only he ended up in the water. We were all in the boat and when he ended up in the wat...

Family Queries Death of Son Whose Body Was Found In The Wainibokasi River
NATION

Family Queries Death of Son Whose Body Was Found In The Wainibokasi River

The body of Joseph Steven Smith, 33, was found floating in the Wainibokasi River, a Police report said. The report a...

‘How Do I Explain To Our Daughter Of Her Dad’s Demise?’
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‘How Do I Explain To Our Daughter Of Her Dad’s Demise?’

The late Mr Smith’s body was discovered by a woman who was collecting freshwater mussels at the river.

Three-Year Old Boy Drowns In A Container Filled With Water
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Three-Year Old Boy Drowns In A Container Filled With Water

A three-year old boy allegedly drowned in a container filled with water in Nakorotubu, Ra yesterday afternoon. The i...

Friends Outing Turns Tragic, Joshua Drown At Suva Pool
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Friends Outing Turns Tragic, Joshua Drown At Suva Pool

"My son knows how to swim so I don’t know what happened at the pool on that day."

19-year-old Drowns After Saving Younger Sister
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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.

Year 8 Student Drowns At Suva Pool
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Year 8 Student Drowns At Suva Pool

The body of a 14 year old student was retrieved from the Suva Olympic Pool yesterday after he was found motionless u...

Brothers Pass Away In Tragic Nasilai Drowning Incident
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Brothers Pass Away In Tragic Nasilai Drowning Incident

The two residing at the Nakelo District Primary School compound were accompanied by their 26-year-old babysitter.

Asinate, 13, Drowns In River
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Asinate, 13, Drowns In River

“Around 3.30pm, one of the girls who accompanied my granddaughter returned and asked me if Asinate had returned wh...

Fiji Police Investigate Possible Parental Negligence In Drowning Incident
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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...

Body Of A 14-Year-Old Boy Recovered From Cunningham River
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Body Of A 14-Year-Old Boy Recovered From Cunningham River

The victim residing in Caubati had gone swimming with friends when he disappeared.

9 Year Old Boy Drowns While Swimming With Friends
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9 Year Old Boy Drowns While Swimming With Friends

Parents and guardians are again requested to keep a close watch on their children’s activities and whereabouts at ...

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.

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