30 Jul 2020

Body found after boat incident in Fiji

2:12 pm on 30 July 2020

The body of a villager has been recovered by police in Fiji following a boating accident in the north of the country this morning.

Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro said an interisland vessel collided with a fishing boat near the Nabouwalu Jetty in Bua province.

Naisoro said four people were onboard the fishing vessel when the incident occurred and the other three were rescued.

She said police investigations are continuing.

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Photo: RNZ Pacific/Koroi Hawkins