Individual missing in boat incident near Addu City

  • There were three Maldivians onboard
  • Two of them had managed to swim to the nearby Shangri-La Island Resort
  • The MNDF Coast Guard’s southern area squadron is now looking for the man

K. Male' | Shan Anees | 05-June-2017 | Monday 13:17 | twitter | Local | 226


The MNDF Coast Guard’s southern area squadron is now looking for the officer -- Photo by: google

A dinghy boat that departed on a fishing expedition off of Addu City had capsized on Sunday night.

The Maldives national Defence Force (MNDF) stated that the incident was reported to them at around 08:30 that night.

There were three Maldivians onboard, two of whom had managed to swim to the nearby Shangri-La Island Resort.

RaajjeMV understands that the third individual, who has been confirmed missing, is a 27-year-old police officer.

The 27-year-old police officer who went missing in the incident on Sunday, 5th June

The MNDF Coast Guard’s southern area squadron is now looking for the officer. He reportedly been wearing a black jersey shirt over a dive suit.


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