Four injured in fishing boat and launch collision

GA. Villingili, Maldives – Four people are injured after a fishing boat leaving the GA. Villingili harbour collided with a speed launch entering the same harbour.

Local news media, Gaafu, reports that 4 were injured in the accident. 2 belong to the launch while the other 2, to the fishing boat. All 4 were transferred to the GA. Atoll Hospital and treated.

According to the GA. Atoll Hospital Manager Shareef, while all four received treatment at the hospital, one injured from the fishing boat was released after treatment. The other individual from the dhoni acquired major injuries and it being treated at the hospital. The two injured from the launch are also being treated at the hospital as reported by “Gaafu”.

The individual with more serious injuries is being transferred to the capital city Malé for treatment.

Police are investigating the matter and have not released any further information.