Missing Persons

Coast Guard finds body of missing foreign crewman

  • The body was found 21 meters under water at 4:21pm
  • The man had gone missing after he dove under water to pull out an anchor of a fishing boat docked at K. Gulhifalhu
  • The meteorological service has warned sea travelers to be cautious over the current bad weather

Humaam Ali
HumaamAli

K. Male' 2019 Jul 19 | Fri 18:25 1,599 local

Coast Guard - MNDF

The Coast Guard has found the body of a foreign crewman who was reported missing on Friday morning.

The body was found 21 meters under water at 4:21pm.

Maldives National Defence Force stated that the body was taken to Indhira Gandhi Memorial Hospital to confirm death.

The man had gone missing after he dove under water to pull out an anchor of a fishing boat docked at K. Gulhifalhu.

RaajjeMV understands that the man is a Bangladeshi national.

The meteorological service has warned sea travelers to be cautious over the worsening weather and has predicted continuous rain and thunderstorms in various parts of the country.

Last updated at: 1 month ago | Reviewed by: Abdulla Naseer Ibrahim

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