A speedboat with four passengers lost at sea has been found safe by MNDF Coastguard.
Reports of the missing speedboat with which contact could not be established were received around 22:44, according to MNDF. The speedboat named "Miho Palace" was traveling from G.Dh. Fiyoari to Addu city.
MNDF Information Officer, Maj. Ibrahim Azim confirmed that the speedboat had departed around 18:45 from Fiyoari and could not be contacted afterward.
He also stated that efforts led to a connection to be established with the boat around 00:05 tonight but was shortly lost adding that the connection did not lead to any legible communications.
The boat was later found 15 miles north of Kandihera in Addu city around 4:00 in the morning by MNDF Coastguard’s fast interceptor craft Dhoshimeyna. The boat was escorted to Addu city and MNDF reported that everyone on board were in good health.