AUSTRALIA: Body of missing Somali boy found

BRISBANE (Somalilandpress) — Police have found the body of a boy who was swept away in a rain-swollen creek on Brisbane’s southside.

Salman Arte, 13, was last seen clinging to a branch in Bulimba Creek at Wishart yesterday.

It is believed his body was found earlier this afternoon, but no other details are known.
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Salman Arte’s Somali family came to Australia as refugees a year ago.

He was playing in the creek with his brothers when he disappeared.

Police will prepare a report for the coroner.

Source: ABC (Australia), 30 December 2009


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