Maldives National Defence Force (MNDF) says the missing crew member of ‘Target’ boat who fell overboard while fishing for Faana or coral groupers, is still at large.
Abdulla Naseer (58) of Uthurugey, F. Bilehdhoo went fishing for Faana near Vilamendhoo Island Resort and Spa in Alif Dhaal Atoll.
MNDF said he was reported missing around 2:39 p.m. on Friday. However the reason why he fell overboard is not yet clear.
MNDF also said they have been continuously searching for him since he was reported missing, to no avail.
According to MNDF, both Vilamendhoo Resort and Lily Beach Resort are aiding the divers of the Coast Guard in their search for the missing man.
MNDF appealed anyone with any information on the missing man to immediately report to them.