Concerns tourism jobs at risk after yacht attacked in New Caledonia

Tourism New Caledonia says hundreds of jobs are at risk over the reported attack on a yacht near Ouvea this week. 

The organisation said the circumstances need to be clarified after local men firing a rifle confronted a luxury yacht with Australian tourists moored in traditional fishing grounds.

Reports said despite their stay having been cleared with customary authorities, the Australian tourists were assaulted, and the yacht was damaged.

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