A German scuba diver is reported to have been seriously injured after being struck in the leg by the propeller of a dhoni near Paradise Island Resort at Lankanfinolhu in the Maldives.
The incident occurred at around 10.45 on Saturday (8 June) at a manta-ray dive-site a few miles north of the capital Male.
9 June 2019
The diver was understood to have been brought to the site by Emboodhoo Finolhu dive-centre, based at the Taj Exotica Resort & Spa further south, and the vessel responsible for the incident is thought to belong to another resort.
The diver was taken to hospital in Hulhumale near Male for treatment, according to police.
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