Boat capsizes in Hithadhoo

A 38 year-old man is being treated at Hithadhoo regional hospital after his row boat capsized and he swallowed a lot of seawater.

The incident occurred at the entrance to the Hithadhoo harbour at around 5.15 pm.

Police report that two men were on board the 15 foot boat when a large wave caused the boat to capsize.

Both men were rescued by a passing dhoni. Police report that man’s condition is now stable.