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July 31, 2012 12:00:00 AM
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A 5-year-old girl underwent surgery after she was hit by a coconut husking spear causing her injuries on Sunday.

Fiji Police spokeswoman Ana Naisoro said the kindergarten student from Tabia, Labasa fell from a chicken shed about 2 meters high and was being hit by a the coconut husking spear.

Naisoro said the student underwent minor surgical operation before she was evacuated to Colonial War Memorial Hospital yesterday.

Meanwhile, a four bedroom house was completely destroyed with its contents yesterday in Buabua, Lautoka.

Naisoro said the cause of fire is not known and $90,000.00 as the cost of damage

While there is a nil casualty, investigation is underway.

By Ropate Valemei
 

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