Man missing after going overboard on fishing trip

A vessel of the MNDF Coast Guard. (Photo/Addu Live)

A man has gone missing at sea after going overboard while on a fishing trip near Vilamendhoo lsland Resort and Spa in Alif Dhaalu Atoll. 

MNDF said that the incident took place on board a 50-foot vessel named Target and the incident was reported around 2:38 p.m. 

The man who went overboard is 56-year-old Ahmed Naseer from Faafu atoll Bilehdhoo. At the time of the incident, he was wearing a black t-shirt and beige trousers. 

Coast Guard divers have been deployed in the search according to MNDF.