Sea Incidents

Stranded party of four rescued at sea after their boat sank

  • The incident occurred near Ithaafushi island in Kaafu atoll
  • Sea incidents have been rising of late
  • The individuals were rescued by a boat travelling close by

Zunana Zalif

K. Male' 2020 Jan 22 | Wed 17:46 local 15,009

MNDF Coastguard - MNDF

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.

Last updated at: 1 week ago | Reviewed by: Aman Haleem

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