Drowning statistics concerning

September 18, 2023 6:01 am

The drowning death toll in the country this year has surpassed that of 2022.

The Fiji Police Force is concerned about the latest incident where the body of a one-year-old baby was found floating in a river in Nadi on Saturday night.

This brought the drowning death toll to 29, compared to 27 for the same period last year.

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The police are cautioning parents about the need to always be on the lookout for their children.