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Sunday, February 04, 2018

Update: 1:40PM MEMBERS of the public are once again reminded to take all the necessary safety precautions and refrain from swimming in rivers and flooded areas.

The reminder by Police comes after a search conducted yesterday for a 23- year-old man and is currently underway at Nawajijuma in Nawaka. 

Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro said the victim was swimming in the Nawaka river with another 30-year-old from Qina settlement yesterday at 4pm when he was swept away by strong currents.

"The matter was reported by the 30-year-old after he managed to swim safely to the river bank but could not find the victim," Ms Naisoro said.

She said the necessary warnings and advisories have been issued by authorities for everyone?s safety so it is imperative for people to listen to avoid loss of life.

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