Search underway for couple lost at sea

MNDF Coastguard launch. (MNDF)

Authorities have begun search efforts for a couple that went snorkeling from Moofushi resort in Alif Alif Atoll.

MNDF stated that the two tourists were reported missing to its Maritime Rescue Coordination Center around 11:19 in the morning. MNDF also informed that the two tourists went snorkeling in the lagoon of the resort and its divers and Velana launch were now searching for the couple.

More details to come...