A young man from Addu City drowned in G. Dh. Fiyoaree this Sunday morning.
Fiyoaree councilman, Mohamed Saeed reported to “Sun” that the young man was a member of the crew of the Addu City boat “Litus” which was harbored at Fiyoaree.
The man has been identified as Ibrahim Saeed, 32, from Skynet in Feydhoo, Addu City.
Saeed said Ibrahim Saeed, who is known to have seizures, drowned after suffering a seizure while swimming.
“The man was found near the jetty. He died after suffering a seizure. We have been informed he suffers from frequent seizures,” said Saeed, adding that Ibrahim Saeed had been dead when he was taken out of the water and taken to the island’s health center.
Saeed said Ibrahim Saeed’s body will be transported to Addu City as soon as a sea ambulance is available.