Child injured in felling accident; police investigate

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Fijian Police are investigating an incident where a four-year-old girl sustained injuries by a tree allegedly felled by military engineers near her home at Wailailai Settlement in Suva last week.

Police spokesperson Savaira Tabua also confirmed a report had been lodged with Police regarding the incident.

“Investigations are still ongoing. If any progress, I will let you know,” Ms Tabua said.

Commander Republic of the Fiji Military Forces Rear Admiral Viliame Naupoto confirmed this morning that he was not aware of police investigations.

He said they visited the girl at the hospital and she was in a stable condition.

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