Rescue operation initiated for missing tourist diver

Representational photo of two men underwater. (File Photo/Sun/Reader Contribution)

Maldives National Defense Force (MNDF)’s Coastguard has launched a search and rescue operation to find a tourist who went missing during a dive off the coast of V. Alimatha.

The tourist was reported missing at 1:33 pm this Wednesday.

The tourist had been one of the passengers on board the safari, Northless Cruiser 2.

A team of divers from Male’ Area Squadron of the Coastguard has been mobilized to assist in the search and rescue operation.