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Boy, 13, drowns

Avneel Chand
Sunday, October 22, 2017

A THIRTEEN-YEAR-OLD boy is the latest drowning victim in the country after his body was retrieved from the Vunisaleka river in Narere yesterday.

According to police reports, the Year 8 student was accompanied by five other children.

Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro said the incident took place about 10.30am.

It is alleged the boy, along with his friends, had done a bunk on their Saturday classes to go for a picnic.

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