14 Jun 2012

Seven missing after boat capsizes in Vanuatu

11:57 am on 14 June 2012

Seven people are missing in Vanuatu after a boat capsized off Efate.

The Daily Post reports two people swam ashore at Matasso island yesterday, but seven people were still floating with the capsized boat.

The Vanuatu Mobile Force maritime wing has been deployed to the area.

The metoffice had issued a warning to all mariners of rough seas throughout central and southern Vanuatu for yesterday.