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British guy, 46, dies although diving at hammerhead shark site in Maldives

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British male, 46, dies while diving at hammerhead shark internet site in Maldives: 1 of two British isles holidaymakers to drown in two times in paradise islands

  • The diver, 46, drowned at Hammerhead Shark Issue off coast of Rashdoo
  • Vacationer is second Briton to drown in waters bordering the Maldives in two days

A 46-year-previous guy has died though though diving at a hammerhead shark internet site in the Maldives.

The vacationer is the next Briton to drown in the waters surrounding the Maldives in two times.

The diver, who has not been named, drowned at the popular Hammerhead Shark Position off the coastline of the atoll of Rasdhoo at 9.12 am on Monday. 

The 46-calendar year-previous was taken to a medical center in Rasdhoo but was pronounced lifeless on arrival.

His loss of life arrives as a 65-year-old British gentleman drowned currently at close to 10.30am in the waters off the coast of Rasdhoo. He was pronounced lifeless on arrival to the Alif Alif Atoll healthcare facility on the island. 

The diver, who has not been named, drowned at the popular Hammerhead Shark Point off the coast of the atoll of Rasdhoo (file image) at 9.12 am on Monday

The diver, who has not been named, drowned at the well-known Hammerhead Shark Position off the coastline of the atoll of Rasdhoo (file image) at 9.12 am on Monday

The Rasdhoo Atoll is regarded for the arrival of huge educational facilities of fish in the early mornings, which draw in a substantial quantity of hammerhead sharks to the waters. 

The hammerhead sharks are identified in further waters at about 196 ft (60 metres), indicating that any divers who want to see the predators ought to have received superior teaching.

The atoll is specially well-known throughout the dry year between October to March when the seas are specially serene. 

Hammerhead sharks are often witnessed in the waters, as perfectly as grey reef sharks, stingrays, dolphins and turtles. 

Adult hammerheads can mature up to six metres in sizing but are regarded as harmless to human beings.

There have only been 17 documented, unprovoked assaults by hammerhead sharks globally with zero human deaths recorded.

The 46-year-old was taken to a hospital in Rasdhoo but was pronounced dead on arrival

The 46-year-outdated was taken to a clinic in Rasdhoo but was pronounced useless on arrival

When rare, there have been occasions of British and Irish visitors drowning in the waters bordering the Maldives.

In 2017, Andrew Roddy, 30, from Dublin, drowned while swimming with dolphins with his spouse all through their honeymoon. 

And in 2011, Sharon Duval drowned as she swam in the Maldives islands’ tropical waters. 

The Maldives is a series of islands in the Indian Ocean well known with travellers for its heat weather and stunning beach locations. 

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