Maldives National Defense Force (MNDF) Coast Guard divers have recovered the body of a tourist who went missing on Saturday.
The tourist, identified as a 69-year-old British woman, was part of a group of tourists who went diving to a reef near ADh. Mandhoo on the boat ‘Goma’ on Saturday afternoon.
According to MNDF, she went into the water at 02:30 pm, and was reported missing less than an hour later, at 03:55 pm.
MNDF confirmed Coast Guard divers recovered her body from 15 meters underwater at 03:15 pm on Sunday.
Her body was found following an aerial and marine search by the Coast Guard.