MNDF Northern Area evacuates a man with an eye injury

Updated: 07-01-2022, 23:25


MNDF Northern Area Coast Guard Squadron has evacuated a man who sustained an eye injury while fishing.

47-year-old Maldivian national was onboard “Aaku” vessel which was fishing 7 nautical miles northeast of HDh.Makunudhoo when his eye was struck by a fishing hook.

Receiving report of incident around 20:06hrs tonight, MNDF Northern Area Coast Guard Squadron made its way to the vessel in assistance. The man with the injury was evacuated to HDh.Kulhudhuffushi Regional Hospital around 22:12hrs.