Close call

National, Normal

Close call … The Huon Gulf section of the Wau-Bulolo Highway was threatened by the Purunin river at the weekend. The river, in the Wampar LLG, washed away more than 15m of the highway near Warabung village. Other sections of the road were also threatened by the Purunin but not as severely. The Wampit Primary School was affected when flood waters washed debris and mud on a path into classrooms.Teacher George Nalu said classes would be suspended for the 200 pupils. – Words and Nationalpic by PISAI GUMAR