Crew member of Vilingili fishing boat dies at sea after suffering a seizure

Fishing boats in Male' City lagoon on May 14, 2020. (Sun Photo/Mohamed Muzain Nazim)

A crew member of a fishing boat – Mas Hazana 5 - from G. A. Vilingili died at sea on Thursday after suffering a seizure.

The crew member has been identified as a Bangladeshi man. He was the assistant cook.

G. A. Atoll Council president Ahmed Fuad told Sun the man fell overboard after suffering a seizure. He was already deceased when pulled out of the water.

The body of the deceased has been taken to a hospital.