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24-yr-old Yaro villager dead following incident out at sea

Police have advised a man has lost his life when the fiberglass boat he was travelling in hit a beacon early this morning. The victim was with two other at the time of the alleged incident, believed to have occurred around 2am this morning. His body was found floating in the Yaro waters.  He was taken […]

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January 17, 2016 9:47 am

Police have advised a man has lost his life when the fiberglass boat he was travelling in hit a beacon early this morning.

The victim was with two other at the time of the alleged incident, believed to have occurred around 2am this morning.

His body was found floating in the Yaro waters.  He was taken to the Yaro Health Centre where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

One of the other passengers, a 26-year-old, is admitted in the Nadi Hospital while the boat captain has been treated and sent home.

A post mortem will be conducted to ascertain the cause of death and investigations have begun to determine the circumstances surrounding the incident.

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