18th August 04:39 PM
Man missing from Qawa River in Labasa after collision of two boats
By Vijay Narayan
Monday 16/04/2018

A man is missing in Qawa River after a collision of two boats.

A 15-year-old student of Cawaira, in Labasa who was operating a boat carrying 7 passengers collided with an oncoming fibreglass boat carrying 4 passengers in Qawa River yesterday afternoon. 

The 15-year-old was heading from Cawaira towards Vulovi, and upon reaching the FSC bend, he could not control the speed and collided with the oncoming fibre-glass boat.

Due to the impact of the collision, two passengers sustained injuries and they are admitted at Labasa Hospital.

A man was thrown out of the vessel and is still missing.

Police says a search party will resume the search this morning.

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