Death of tourists

Tourist found dead at sea near Robinson Club Resort

  • He was pronounced dead upon arrival at the hospital
  • Recent days have seen a hike in tourist deaths count

Zunana Zalif

K. Male' 2019 Feb 06 | Wed 20:28 3,579 local

Robinson Club Resort - Mohamed Sharuhaan

A tourist has been found dead underwater near Robinson Club Resort in Noonu atoll, reports Maldives Police Service (MPS).

The body of a 45-year-old Chinese national was pulled out of the water and was pronounced dead upon arrival at the hospital in Noonu atoll.

This comes at a time there has been a hike in tourist deaths in the Maldives.

The body of a 20-year-old Maldivian was also found 30 meters underwater earlier on Wednesday.

Following the hike in tourist deaths, Tourism Ministry conducted an inspection following which Minister Ali Waheed revealed that they had not found any negligence or misconduct on anyone’s part.

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