A man has died after becoming trapped in a shipping container at Kuini Sālote wharf this morning.
Fire and Emergency services as well as Police were called to the scene at 9.11am, a spokesperson told Kaniva News.
He said Vaiola hospital alerted Fire and Emergency Services to the scene.
The hospital told the Services a body had been found trapped inside a shipping container, the spokesperson said.
However, a reliable source told Kaniva News the man was allegedly crushed between two containers.
“Yes we confirmed there was 1 dead victim (m) this morning at Queen Salote Wharf,” the Emergency service spokesperson said.
“The fire crew responded immediately to the scene of incident,” he said.
Police investigation is underway.