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Authorities discover body of missing tourist

Authorities have discovered the body of the tourist who went missing from Fihalhohi Island Resort.

The tourist, identified as a 31-year-old male from the Philippines was on a day visit to Fihalhohi Island Resort when he went missing.

Maldives National Defense Force (MNDF) reports the man’s body was discovered underwater at 8:45 this Wednesday morning.

Coastguard divers are working on retrieving the body, reports MNDF.

The Philippines man was spending his vacation in K. Maafushi and made a day visit to Fihalhohi last Tuesday.

He went missing after going for a swim.

“The area where he went swimming has a strong current and is dangerous. There’s a warning sign put up in the area to show it’s not safe for swimming,” reports Fihalhohi.

Authorities are working on retrieving the body and transporting into Male’ City.

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Source URL: Sun.mv

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