Man lost in launch collision found

The body of the launch captain killed in the launch collision at sea being brought to Male' City - Photo: MNDF

The body of the man who went missing in the sea collision between two speed launches six miles west of Kaafu atoll Gulhi has been found. 

The man who went missing was the captain of one of the vessels. 

MNDF said that the body was discovered 45 meters under water by Coast Guard divers around 10L15 a.m. this morning along with the steering wheel of vessel. MNDF said that the body has now been brought to Male' City. 

In the sea collision last night, two people were killed and seven sustained different degrees of injuries.

Along with the launch captain, the other person deceased in the collision is an expatriate on aboard one of the vessels.