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Tevita Vuibau
Tuesday, September 12, 2017

THE mother of a student doctor studying in Hurricane Irma-hit Cuba says all she wants is to hear his voice to reassure her that he is safe.

Shamshad Singh's son Dhirendra Balbeer Singh is a medical student in Cuba and she says while he was able to call home after Cyclone Irma hit Cuba, they were unable to speak after the call was disconnected.

"By the time we received his call I got disconnected and we started calling him, but there was no response," she said.

"Our phone couldn't go through, we had no connection. We tried him online, we went on viber, we went on WhatsApp, but still we couldn't manage and until today we are still trying to get in contact with him, but still no success."

Hurricane Irma had strengthened to a Category 5 cyclone by the time it made landfall in Cuba on September 9.

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