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Young fisherman killed in fall down deck hatch

A young fisherman has died following a fall down the hatch on the deck of a fishing boat from K. Guraidhoo.

The police had received a report of a young man unresponsive following a fall down the deck hatch of a fishing boat at 3:58 am this Saturday.

He was brought in to the Guraidhoo health centre at 6:55 am and was pronounced dead upon arrival.

The young man has been identified as a 23-year-old local fisherman.

According to the police, their initial assessment showed no outward signs of injury.

The case is under further investigation.

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