The Maldives Coast Guard says their officers are still searching for a vessel reported missing on Sunday, with 12 people onboard.
The 75-foot fishing vessel, named ‘Jumbo’, was reported missing to the Maldives National Defence Force (MNDF) at 10:22am.
The last contact with the vessel was made on 20th January, at about 07:00pm. It was near Laamu atoll at the time.
The MNDF has asked for anyone with information on the vessel’s whereabouts to contact them.