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Man dies after shark attack in the North

An alleged shark attack has claimed the life of a man believed to be in his 40’s, the attack happened near Wailevu West in the Northern Division. Police Spokesperson, Inspector Josaia Weicavu said the man who is from Naiqaqi village had gone out diving when he was attacked by the shark. He suffered severe injuries to […]

Nacanieli Tuilevuka

March 11, 2016 3:17 pm

An alleged shark attack has claimed the life of a man believed to be in his 40’s, the attack happened near Wailevu West in the Northern Division.

Police Spokesperson, Inspector Josaia Weicavu said the man who is from Naiqaqi village had gone out diving when he was attacked by the shark.

He suffered severe injuries to his head and hands. Savusavu policeman are on to their way to the village for clarification and statements from the eye witness.

The post-mortem is expected to be conducted soon at the Savusavu Hospital.

Inspector Weicavu said  members of the public are to be careful while out at sea during this time as more sharks may be in the Fiji waters after Tropical Cyclone Winston.

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