Maldives National Defence Force investigates China rocket crash

Landing site of Chinese rocket Long March 5B Debris just west of Dhaalu atoll, Maldives | Photo: Google maps

Malé, Maldives – Maldives National Defence Force (MNDF) is now investigating the crash landing of rocket debris in the Maldives territory.

MNDF states that they received information of rocket parts crashing in the Maldives territorial waters and the MNDF Central Area Coast Guard Squadron is currently investigating the matter.

While MNDF did not specify the details of the rocket, Chinese State media confirms that debris from Long March 5B rocket plummeted just west of Maldives in the Indian ocean.