Two tourists snorkeling in the lagoon at a resort in B. Atoll had been hit by the propeller of a dinghy, killing one of them.
Police media officer said the two tourists injured during the incident were native to China; a 27-year-old man and a 24-year-old woman. The 27-year-old man died while his wife was injured in the incident.
According to police media officer the injured woman was treated at B. Atoll Hospital and arrangements are being made to transfer her to Male’ for further treatment.
The incident was reported to police around 11:30 a.m. on Sunday and police are currently investigating the cause of the accident, the media officer said.