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


  1. its really not good to hear this information of the missed body of the little boys but it was happened and it was written of god but i wish paradise and their family i say samirr iyo iiman allah ha idinka siio

  2. I wish to send my deepest condolences to the family, friends and the Somali community of Australia. Ilahay samir iyo imaan haydinka siiyo, I am sadden by this tragedy.