British traveler drowns in AA. Atoll resort

Coastguard harbor patrol. (File Photo/MNDF)

A tourist has drowned in a resort in AA. Atoll.

A police spokesperson said the drowning of the tourist was reported to the police at around 10:31 am Tuesday.

The deceased was identified by police as a 65-year-old British man.

He was already deceased when taken to the AA. Atoll Hospital in Rasdhoo.

Police said they were looking into the case.

The drowning of the British tourist comes a day after another British tourist, a 46-year-old male, drowned at the Madivaru dive point, a popular hammerhead shark point, located east of Rasdhoo.