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Two deaths push Fiji road death toll to 49

Fiji’s road death toll has hit 49, compared to 37 for the same time last year after two deaths on our roads in the space of a few hours in separate accidents. In the first accident yesterday, decease an Australian national aged 52 years lost his life along Olosara in Sigatoka. It is believed he lost control of the rental ... Read More »

Tragic end to fishing trip as 19-year-old drowns

A 19-year-old man is believed to be the country’s latest drowning victim. The victim from Navuso Village, Naitasiri is believed to have jumped into the Waila Creek and failed to surface. He had accompanied two others to the Waila Pumping Station where they were fishing at about 6pm yesterday. After he failed to surface a search was conducted, however with ... Read More »

Two drownings in 48 hours, Police warn public

Another possible drowning case was recorded in the past 48 hours and the Fiji Police Force is pleading with members of the public to take extra precautions as we encounter the adverse weather condition in some parts of the country. The incident occurred on Friday at Soa Village, Ra, around 5pm when a 21-year-old accompanied his 16-year-old nephew for a swim. ... Read More »

Two deaths in 24 hours on Fiji roads

Fiji’s road death toll has jumped to 47, compared to 37 for the same period last year after two fatalities in the past 24 hours. The first incident occurred between 8.30pm and 9pm along Adi Davila Road, Davuilevu, in which a six-year-old was hit by a vehicle. The victim had been selling cassava with his 14-year-old brother by the roadside ... Read More »

Heavy rain leaves bridges underwater, Police warn public

Members of the public are urged to take precautions during the heavy rain being experienced in certain parts of the country. Reports coming in say certain areas will not be accessible because of flooding. These include; CENTRAL DIVISION – 1)  Lodoni Bridge – vehicles coming from Natovi are not able to cross at Lodoni because the bridge is under water; ... Read More »

Fires destroy two homes, damage another in matter of hours

A four-bedroom house was completely destroyed in an early morning fire in Narere today. The incident occurred at about 4.20am at Mana St, Narere. The house has been vacant for the past two months because the owner is currently away overseas. Meanwhile, another house nearby belonging to a 41 year old labourer was also partly burnt. The cause of fire ... Read More »

Man held over death of another in Suva

A 20-year-old man is in police custody following the death of a 30-year-old in Suva last night. The suspect is alleged to have assaulted the victim outside the Millers Wharf, Muaiwalu last night at around 7.15pm. The two were alleged to be under the influence of alcohol when they tried to enter the wharf, but were refused entry by the ... Read More »

Fiji Police warn on road behaviour as student dies

As the festive season approaches the Fiji Police Force is pleading with all road users to be mindful of their role in keeping our roads safe. Unfortunately another road fatality was recorded on Thursday when a 22-year- old student, who was admitted in the Lautoka Hospital following an accident last Thursday, site passed away. The victim was involved in an ... Read More »

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