Sea Incidents

People traveling from Kaashidhoo to Lhaviyani Atoll rescued at sea after vessel sinks

A group of five people traveling on a boat from Kaafu Atoll Kaashidhoo to Lhaviyani Atoll has been rescued at sea after their vessel sinks.

MNDF Coast Guard said that all five people are in good health.

The Coast Guard said that there are two Coast Guard vessels in area where the vessel named "Vaivilaa" sank while the people on board were rescued this morning around 8:30 a.m.

They are now being transported to Kaashidhoo.