Rakiraki Police are continuing their search for a six-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 incident comes at the heels of another incident in Labasa where a 2-year-old drowned.
The national drowning death toll currently stands at 11 compared to 12 for the same period last year.