Anchor pierces man

A man has been seriously injured while attempting to moore and anchor a fishing vessel.

Haaroon Ibrahim of Faafu Dharaboodhoo, Banafsaage was injured while he was trying to anchor the vessel ‘Rahmathulla’ in the Baa Goidhoo lagoon around 6:00 pm last night.

According to police the 55 year-old became tangled in the rope of the vessel’s second anchor and which pierced him in the left side of his body.

Police have not yet released any more information on his condition.