Diver in hospital after sustaining injury at sea

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A 28-YEAR-old diver from Bukama Village in Yasawa is admitted at the Lautoka hospital after he was seriously injured while diving last Friday.

Police spokeswoman Ana Naisoro said the victim was free diving behind near Viwa Island with three others when he was run over by a speed boat.

She said the boat was piloted by a 20-year-old man who was trolling at the time of the accident.

“The victim was flown to Lautoka hospital where he is currently admitted and is expected to undergo surgery this morning,” Ms Naisoro said.

Investigations are continuing.

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