A 3 year old child is believed to the country’s latest drowning victim.
The tragic incident occurred at Senai Settlement in Seaqaqa on Saturday evening.
The victim was with a grandparent on Saturday and was later found lying motionless near a river located near the settlement about 200meters away from their home.
An investigation is underway to ascertain the circumstances surrounding his death.
The drowning death toll currently stands at 14 compared to 18 for the same period last year.
Source: Fiji Police Force