Search continue for boating incident victim

Update: 4:55PM POLICE are searching for a man who was thrown off the fibreglass boat he was travelling in when it collided with an oncoming vessel.

Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro said the incident happened
at the Qawa River yesterday.

Ms Naisoro said the incident happened at 2.30pm.

“A 15 year old student of Cawaira, operating a boat with 7
passengers, was heading from Cawaira towards Vulovi while upon reaching FSC
bend, could not control the speed of the vessel and collided with the oncoming
fibre glass boat carrying four passengers,” said Ms Naisoro.

“Due to the impact two passengers sustained injuries and are
admitted at Labasa Hospital whereas another man was thrown out and is still
missing.”

“The search party will resume this morning.”

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