Missing Persons

Man went missing after going to recover anchor, search underway

A search is underway after man who went in to the water to recover the anchor of a vessel in Kaafu Atoll Gulhifalhu went missing.

Coast Guard said that the missing man is an expatriate working on the fishing vessel “Saahibaa”.

While divers from the Marine Police and the Coast Guard, MNDF said that the incident was reported around 8:50 a.m.

A total of eight locals were on board at the time of the incident along with the man who went missing.