Filipino couple drown while on Maldives honeymoon
An investigation has been launched after a Filipino couple drowned while on their honeymoon in the Maldives.
According to a statement from the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), the incident happened while the newlyweds were snorkelling in Dhiffushi island.
Resort workers had managed to rush the couple to a local hospital but they were pronounced dead on arrival.
The Philippine DFA have offered their condolences to the victims’ families and are making arrangements for their repatriation to Manila.