3 people dead

Third victim dies in Nuku‘alofa house fire

The woman died this morning, according to Kaniva News.

The fire claimed the life of two other people in the early hours of yesterday morning.

Another elderly woman remains in hospital.

Seven people reportedly lived in the house opposite the Nuku’alofa Central Police Station.

A fire engulfed the big old white house known to many as the Percival residence a little after 12am yesterday.

The cause of the fire is being investigated.


Three killed in France terror attack

He said France would not surrender its core values after visiting the Notre-Dame basilica in the southern city. An extra 4,000 troops are being deployed to protect churches and schools.

In Nice, one elderly victim was "virtually beheaded", officials said. Another woman and a man also died.

A male suspect was shot and detained.

Anti-terror prosecutors have opened an investigation into the attack and France has raised its national security alert to its highest level.

Early Morning Car Crash Claims 3 Lives in Tonga

A fourth occupant of the car, who is a 21 year old man also of Kolonga, is in a critical condition in hospital.

Tonga’s Deputy Commissioner Pelenatita Vaisuai says a rental car travelling north east along Talasiu Road swerved and hit a coconut tree on the right side of the road.

“The driver, front and right rear passengers died on impact with the fourth passenger who was seated at the left rear, survived but in critical condition in hospital.”

The accident occured a little after midnight.