2 Nov 2009

Drifting Solomons' fishermen dropped back home after being rescued near Fiji

5:00 pm on 2 November 2009

Three fishermen who had been missing for days off the southern Solomon Islands province, Temotu, returned home at the weekend.

The men had gone missing on October 21st and drifted until being picked up by a Fiji based fishing vessel a week later.

They had drifted southeast and were close to Fiji waters when they were found.

All three are reported to be in good health.