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Fatal drowning in Maafushi

There has been a fatal drowning in Maafushi today. A person believed to be a tourist has passed away while receiving medical attention after a drowning incident.

Mariyath Mohamed
22 February 2024, MVT 14:42
K. Maafushi.
Mariyath Mohamed
22 February 2024, MVT 14:42

A person discovered drowned near the reef channel in Kaafu Maafushi has passed away while receiving treatment.

Police said that they had received information of a person having drowned in the reef channel adjacent to the 'Active Sports' area in Maafushi at around 10:25 hrs this morning.

The person was transferred to the Maafushi Health Centre for immediate medical attention. However, the centre was unable to save the victim.

A person speaking from Maafushi confirmed to Mihaaru that the victim was a tourist. Police, however, have not yet released any details.

Police are currently at the scene of the incident and investigations are ongoing. Details of the incident are so far unclear.

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