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Six fishermen missing at sea since yesterday

 

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 24/05/2017

 

6 fishermen have been confirmed lost at sea since last Monday May 15th.

 

Yesterday a relative said, they receive a call from fishermen saying they are in the island of Kelefesia – south of Ha’apai.

 

He said the fishermen were expected to arrive Nuku’alofa at 2- 3pm yesterday afternoon.

 

However, as of this morning, the fishermen have yet to arrive. Communications with the fishermen have broken down, and Police are expected to commence search and rescue.

 

Police confirms that the lost fisherman are the following names:

 

HAKEAI MAHE OF MA’UFANGA

VILI FAKA’OSI

SEKONA KAFOIKA

VITE

‘ALI

and TINO.

 

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