A young man is in serious condition after being stabbed by a Cornetfish (Tholhi) while out fishing near HDh. Keylakunu on Thursday night.
Maldives National Defence Force (MNDF)’s Coast Guard said the young man was on a 28 foot boat catching sea urchins and lobsters when he was stabbed in the chest by the Cornetfish.
The young man experienced difficulty breathing due to being stabbed in the chest by the fish, MNDF said.
MNDF said the injured youth was taken to Kulhudhuffushi Regional Hospital and given treatment around 10:25 p.m.