Rakiraki Police are continuing their search for a 6-year-old child who went missing while he was swimming with other children late yesterday afternoon.
The child from Dawa Settlement went missing while swimming in the Dawa River.
A search was conducted up until it nightfall but was negative
The search continues with villagers from Dawa Settlement today.
The drowning incident comes at the heels of another incident where a 2-year-old child was found floating in the Na-kama river
The incident ocurred on Monday afternoon in Labasa.
The national drowning death toll currently stands at 12.