DEATH TOLL RISES TO THREE IN FIJI LANDSLIDE

TENGKU FAEZAH TENGKU YUSOF

SUVA, March 21 (Bernama) -- The Fijian rescue team found on Saturday one more body, bringing the death toll to three in the landslide which occurred in Navua, about 39 km from Fiji's capital city of Suva, China’s Xinhua News Agency reported.

The landslide in a quarry in Navua happened on Friday afternoon while a total of four persons were working at the site.

One was able to escape. Two bodies were found later Friday and the search for the missing person was called off later due to bad weather.

The exact cause of the accident is not available at this moment.

-- BERNAMA

 

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