Maldivian fishing vessel out at sea breaks in half

Th. Kin’bidhoo, Maldives – A Maldivian fishing boat as split in half in the middle of the sea, mid fishing trip today.

The incident took place four nautical miles out of Kin’bidhoo of Thaa Atoll with 13 people on board at the time of the incident.

The vessel named “Dhirun-04” was a 91 feet boat which was specially designed for Maldivian pole and line fishing, and belonged to Th. Veymandoo.

MNDF Coast Guard was notified of the issue at 07:10 on Tuesday morning.

No one is reported to have been injured in the incident.