Four drown in Solomons after boat sinks
Quoting Radio New Zealand – 16 August 2018
“Four people are dead in Solomon Islands after a boat they were travelling on sank in rough seas.
“Provincial Police Commander Central Province, Superintendent Patricia Leta said the loading capacity of the boat was for six passengers but a total of 16 boarded the boat.
“She said least 12 people were confirmed to have survived the tragedy and there were children among the survivors
“The police said the boat had been travelling from Toa to Burungia village in Central Province yesterday.
“Superintendent Leta said a police inquiry will be held and police at Tulagi will work closely with relatives of the deceased and the survivors.”
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