Sea search for Popua man continues

A man from the village of Popua in Tonga was reported missing at the Hufangalupe Beach of Vaini Monday 28.

The victim’s identity is still unknown and police would not say why he ended up at the beach.

A statement however says “two expert divers” hired by police recovered some items believed to belong to the missing person. 

"To this point of time, body is still not yet recovered and search at coastline still continues", it says.

It is understood the man’s family along with some of the villagers were making their way to Hufangalupe this week, after he was reported missing at around 9,45pm.

As of yesterday, October 30 divers were yet to recover the body and the “search at coastline still continues”.

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