A child who went missing in R. Fainu has been found dead underwater in the lagoon of the island.
Fainu Council President Ibrahim Nasir said to Sun that the child was discovered dead underwater in the lagoon of the island.
The child is reportedly five years of age. Nasir also added that search efforts for the missing child were commenced around 17:15.
"The search found the child at a depth of two feet by divers," said Nasir who added that the child was found around 17:45.
Doctors have pronounced the child dead now, said Nasir.