Heart surgery equipment for scheduled training in Tonga stolen

An important training session in Tonga scheduled to be held this morning in Tongatapu was affected after equipment was stolen, reports said.

Two Australian heart experts had their hotel room burgled in Nuku’alofa last night and instruments brought to assist with training of local heart surgeons and nurses were taken, Radio Tonga Broadcom report says.

The details of the instruments and the way how they were stolen remained unknown.

It is understood a complaint had been launched with Police.

No arrests have been made.

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