Six people still missing in Namatanai waters

​Two men and four women are yet to be found by the rescue team in Namatanai, New Ireland Province, after taking off from Tanga Island.

Namatanai Emergency Office told Loop PNG yesterday that of the four woman, three were students heading to Lihir for holidays.

Emergency officer Esther Manok said they left Tanga Island on April 5 and are yet to be found.

She told Loop PNG that the search and rescue team is still searching for the six people.

She said the weather at that time on April 5 was not good as rains and thunderstorms were being experienced.

She said it’s almost two weeks now and they are yet to be found.

Freddy Mou