Boat carrying 11 wrecks on Th. Guraidhoo Reef

Boat 'Niyaama' lays wrecked on the reef near the channel to Th. Guraidhoo on June 6, 2018. (Photo/Maldives Police Service)

A boat travelling with 11 people onboard from Male’ City to G. Dh. Thinadhoo has wrecked on the reef to the North of the channel to Th. Guraidhoo.

Maldives Police Service identified the boat as ‘Niyaama’, and said the incident was reported to the authority at approximately 6 am this Wednesday.

Maldives National Defense Force (MNDF) said the Central Area Coastguard Squadron and the boat’s crew are working on getting the boat off the reef.

There were 11 people onboard when the boat wrecked on the reef; eight foreign workers and three Maldivians.