Elderly woman reported missing from Gan

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A search operation has been launched to find an elderly woman reported missing from L. Gan.

The missing woman has been identified as Khadeeja Abdul Rahman, 85, Raihfusge, Thundi, Gan.

Gan Council president Ahmed Zaki told Sun Khadeeja went missing around sunset Tuesday.

“The residents of the island, along with the council and the police have been searching for her non-stop since around 06:30 pm,” he said.

Zaki said that the family reports Khadeeja had been home in the evening.

He added that Khadeeja suffered from a disability.