Raa Atoll

Child does after drowning at R. Fainu

A child has passed away after drowning at Raa Atoll Fainu.

Speaking to One Online, the President of the Rainy Island Council, Ibrahim Nasir said that that a search began at 5:15 p.m. today after the child went missing and was found underwater.

He said that the child was two feet deep.

Maldives Police Service has confirmed that a search was launched at R. Fainu after a child playing at the beach went missing and the body of the child was found underwater and was being treated at the island's health center when the child passed away.

Police also confirmed that the deceased is a 4-year-old and the necessary inquiries are being made regarding the case.