Drowning

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...

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.

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...

Daughter Recalls Jovial Life of Father Who Drowned
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Daughter Recalls Jovial Life of Father Who Drowned

The expectations of a daughter meeting her father in Australia were cut short when she heard news of his sudden deat...

Two ​Separate Incidents Of Drowning In The West
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Two ​Separate Incidents Of Drowning In The West

The body of two men were found yesterday​ in two separate alleged drowning incidents in the Western Division The f...

Dad Reels With Sudden Loss Of Son, Russell
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Dad Reels With Sudden Loss Of Son, Russell

A family is grieving the loss of their beloved 16-year-old son who drowned on Sunday afternoon in the Navua River. F...

Teen Slips Down Bank, Drowns
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Teen Slips Down Bank, Drowns

A 13-year-old girl is in shock after her 16-year-old cousin drowned after being together at the Nagata River in Lab...

Body Found At Wailoaloa Beach Of Missing Girl
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Body Found At Wailoaloa Beach Of Missing Girl

The body of the 18 year old  who was swept away by strong currents on Tuesday afternoon has been found. Valeriana ...

Boy, 10, Drowns Playing In River
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Boy, 10, Drowns Playing In River

A woman is lamenting the loss of her grandson reported drowned in Kuku, Nausori yesterday. Isaac Awil Chand, 10, we...

4 Year Old Drowns In Septic Tank
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4 Year Old Drowns In Septic Tank

A four year old child is believed to be the country’s latest drowning victim. This is after his body was recovered...

I Lost Battle To Save My Friend: Watisoni
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I Lost Battle To Save My Friend: Watisoni

A boy yesterday described how he tried in vain to save his friend who did not know how to swim. Watisoni Raqina, 13...

Lami Drowning
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Lami Drowning

A mother was brought to tears after losing her son, who was allegedly to have drowned. Vaseva Moi, 43, recalled her ...

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