A group of men stranded at sea after their boat sank have been rescued on Wednesday.
Maldives National Defense Force (MNDF) revealed that they received a report of the boat having sunk off Ithaafushi island in Kaafu atoll close to 10:30am on Wednesday.
While four individuals were on board at the time it sank, authorities further revealed that a diving boat travelling close by rescued the men upon spotting them stranded.
MNDF went on to reveal that all four are in stable condition.
This comes at a time sea incidents have been on the rise of late.