Naitasiri

Chainsaw operator dies after tree falls on him

A chainsaw operator died after a tree fell on him in a forest near Nasoqo village, Naitasiri over the weekend. In a statement Police spokesperson Inspector Josaia Weicavu said the 49-year-old chainsaw operator of Naboubuco village in Naitasiri died after a tree fell on him on Sunday morning. Inspector Weicavu added that the deceased was working with a companion […]

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June 21, 2016 1:55 pm

A chainsaw operator died after a tree fell on him in a forest near Nasoqo village, Naitasiri over the weekend.

In a statement Police spokesperson Inspector Josaia Weicavu said the 49-year-old chainsaw operator of Naboubuco village in Naitasiri died after a tree fell on him on Sunday morning.

Inspector Weicavu added that the deceased was working with a companion while trying to clear a tree when the incident happened.

WEICAVU: “He was rushed to the hospital but was pronounced dead on arrival.”

Police Investigations continue into the matter and the post-mortem is expected to be conducted soon.

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