Fisherman passes away after condition deteriorated at sea

Photo shows fishermen working to collect bait with a large casting net. (Sun File Photo)

A fisherman being treated after his condition deteriorated while at sea has passed away while being treated at the Atoll Hospital of B. Atoll.

The 41-year old man from R. Kinolhas, was diving for bait when his condition deteriorated. Hospital manager Mohamed Rasheed speaking with “Sun” said that the man was brought to the hospital around 13:30 and 14:00.

“He was not responding when he was brought to the hospital. He passed away around three o’clock.” Said Rasheed.

The man had complained of chest pains after surfacing and was brought to the closest hospital by crew members.