Passenger minibus stuck in ocean at Tongatapu beach removed

A passenger minibus had to be pulled from Tongatapu’s Ha’asini  beach this afternoon.

Footage sent to Kaniva News showed a passenger minibus with Vaiola label in its top front destination sign partly stuck in the ocean.

The detail of the incident was still unknown.

It is unclear whether there were people in the bus when it got stuck.

No reports of injuries.

The Ministry of Infrastructure reported on Facebook that it received call for assistance and it sent staff there with one of its loader machines to tow the bus.

The incident was reported today Sunday 7 on Facebook.

It is illegal in the kingdom for buses to operate on Sunday unless operators got permission from the Police.

However, an onlooker had sent another photo this evening showing what appeared to be the minibus in question being recovered from the sea.

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