Sea Incidents

Boat sinking off Kaashidhoo reeled back to safety

  • The speedboat was travelling seven nautical miles north of Kaashidhoo
  • 20 individuals were on board at the time
  • The speedboat was en-route to Malé from Hinnavaru

Zunana Zalif
zunana

K. Male' 2019 Sep 07 | Sat 22:32 1,675 local

MNDF's Coast Guard ship - MNDF

Maldives National Defense Force (MNDF) officers have reeled a speedboat sinking off of Kaashidhoo sea, back to safety.

The boat was reeled back to safety into Kaashidhoo island, with the help of the sea ambulance.

MNDF received report of the sinking speedboat close to 6pm on Saturday and the coast guard was dispatched immediately.

The speedboat was en-route to capital city Malé from Hinnavaru in Lhaviyani atoll with 20 people on-board.

It was travelling seven nautical miles north off Kaashidhoo.

Last updated at: 2 weeks ago | Reviewed by: Husham Mohamed

Comment on Article

To share a news drop us an email to [email protected] or contact us at 9110099

Comment