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September 09, 2012 12:00:00 AM
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A 6-year-old boy is the latest drowning victim in Fiji waters.

The boy drowned in the Naviyago River in Lautoka yesterday while swimming with his friends.

Police spokesman, Inspector Atunaisa Sokomuri said the boy's body was found floating in the river late yesterday and a post mortem will be conducted tomorrow.

Meanwhile, a The 27 year old man from Lau and a woman from Ovalau are still missing at sea.

Sokomuri said that they are still trying to locate the two people but have been unsuccessful so far.

The national drowning toll now stands at 47, compared to the 26 for the same period last year.

By Indrani Krishna

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