Five year old tourist drowns after fall from water villa during Maldives holiday

A five year old drowned late Friday after falling from a water villa while on holiday with parents in OBLU Select at Sangeli resort.

A reliable source told AVAS that the Chinese parents had reported their five year old missing around 9pm on Friday.

The child was found dead in the sea just below the water villa the trio were staying in, the source said.

Police confirmed the reports saying that the child was found after an hour later. The child is believed to have fallen from the water villa, but police said an investigation into the incident was now underway.