A 70-foot cargo boat ran aground en route to Sh. Funadhoo.
Maldives National Defense Force (MNDF) said there were four people onboard the boat while it sank. However, none of them were injured during the incident, MNDF said.
MNDF said the boat ran aground 12 NM west of Kaashidhoo, and will likely drift south-west.
Hence they cautioned all travelers near the area to be alert.