Authorities have discovered the body of the tourist who went missing from Fihalhohi Island Resort.
The tourist, identified as a 31-year-old male from the Philippines was on a day visit to Fihalhohi Island Resort when he went missing.
Maldives National Defense Force (MNDF) reports the man’s body was discovered under water at 8:45 this Wednesday morning.
Coastguard divers are working on retrieving the body, reports MNDF.
The Philippines man was spending his vacation in K. Maafushi and made a day visit to Fihalhohi last Tuesday.
He went missing after going for a swim.
“The area where he went swimming has a strong current and is dangerous. There’s a warning sign put up in the area to show it’s not safe for swimming,” reports Fihalhohi.
Authorities are working on retrieving the body and transporting in to Male’ City.