Boat travelling with 9 runs aground off Dhaandhoo

A boat has run aground a reef off the coast of G. A. Dhaandhoo.

Maldives National Defense Force (MNDF) has stated that the incident was reported to authority at approximately 06:33 pm this Wednesday.

MNDF’s Southern Area Coastguard Squadron has been mobilized to respond to the incident.

The boat has been identified as Progress Boat, and was travelling with nine people.

MNDF has stated that no further details are available at this point.