Bag of human bones found at sea near Ha’atafu

Police in Tonga are investigating the discovery of a bag containing human bones at sea near Ha’atafu whether they are human remains.

Nukunuku Police said the bag was found by a local diver near the navigational beacon on reefs at Ha’atafu.

The diver reportedly told police there were several bags in the area, Radio Tonga news reported.

Police theorised the bones were perhaps dug up from graves and dumped into the sea or they were just human bodies laid there undiscovered for sometimes.

Further details were not provided.

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