6 Nov 2002

Solomons patrol boats brings more villagers into Honiara

11:28 am on 6 November 2002

The Solomon Islands police patrol boat, Lata, arrived in the capital, Honiara, last night with more villagers needing medical treatment.

The deputy police commissioner, Wilfred Akao, says about another 30 people were brought in from Guadalcanal's weather coast.

He says the villagers are getting he;lp and will get more help when the Solomon Islands Red Cross completes its assessment of the area.