Labasa

16-yr-old drowns in Nagata river, Labasa

A 16-year-old student is believed to be the country’s latest drowning victim. The victim was swimming with his cousins in the Nagata River in Benau, Labasa when the incident occurred at about 2pm yesterday. In a statement, Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro said attempts to revive him were unsuccessful. The drowning death toll stands at 12 […]

Peni Shute

July 24, 2016 11:07 am

A 16-year-old student is believed to be the country’s latest drowning victim.

The victim was swimming with his cousins in the Nagata River in Benau, Labasa when the incident occurred at about 2pm yesterday.

In a statement, Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro said attempts to revive him were unsuccessful.

The drowning death toll stands at 12 compared to 21 for the same period last year.

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