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Missing Fisherman found while another in a separate incident goes missing

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 05/10/2017


A 32-year-old man from Hala’ovave is still missing after a boat capsized at Mo’unga’one, Ha’apai Islands, yesterday morning.


A spokesperson for Police says, 7 people were in the boat, 6 managed to survive while the one went and is till missing.


The men were at Lofanga heading for Mo’unga’one during rough seas.  This was confirmed by Tonga’s MET office, that the marine weather for Ha’apai was rough seas.


Meanwhile, 36 year old fisherman, ‘Aho Ta’e’iloa Ma’ulu’ulu, who went missing on Tuesday, has now been found.


Police are urging the public to be always stay prepared with safety gear and know the weather forecast before going out to sea.


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