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Military finds two tourists lost at sea

Fathmath Shaahunaz
25 November 2016, MVT 19:42
A Coast Guard speedboat docked at capital Male.
Fathmath Shaahunaz
25 November 2016, MVT 19:42

The military has found the two tourists that had gone missing while swimming out at Adaaran Prestige Vaadhoo Resort in Kaafu atoll.

In a statement released after midnight on Thursday, Maldives National Defence Force (MNDF) said they had received reports of the two missing tourists at 9:00 p.m. Thursday night upon which they had immediately dispatched three Coast Guard speedboats to the area.

MNDF reported that they have found the missing duo on Friday and sent them to capital Male.

There have been previous incidents of tourists drowning or being lost at sea in the Maldives.

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