Friends of a 21-year-old surfer who died in an accident have mourned his death.
Abdulla Naail was reported missing while out on Saturday at Thamburudhoo island in Kaafu atoll. The Maldives National Defence Force Coast Guard said he was found on the island’s eastern side.
Naail was taken to the Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital in Malé, where he died, according to the MNDF.
Local media said he had worked as a photojournalist..
Raalhu Edhuru, a mobile surf school, tweeted: “We all come from the sea, but we are not all of the sea.
“Those of us who are, we children of the tides, must return to it again and again, until the day we don’t come back leaving behind only that which was touched along the way.”
Naail was buried Sunday morning.
I remember Naail from imaaduddin. Specially in scout. Energetic friendly guy. Sincere condolences to family and friends. Too young too quick. You never know. May Almighty grant you paradise. #chasingthamburudhoo
— Mamdhooh Ibrahim (@Mameyyyy) March 24, 2018
Raajje TV ge noosveriyaa @IxmaealNaail ge kokko Abdulla Naail, 21 kulli gothakah niyaavumaa gulhin Raajje TV ge management aai Staffun ge faraathun, e aailaa ah thauziyaa fonuvameve.
— RaajjeTVPR (@Raajje_tvPR) March 24, 2018
This is such sad news. May Allah bless Abdulla Naail’s soul and give his family strength in this difficult time. Aameen
— Fazu ⚖؟🎈 (@thadhs) March 24, 2018
Sincere condolences to the family
May Allah bless his soul and grant him highest level of paradise. May Allah grant his family and friends patience.. Aameen
Rest in Peace Naail 💙 pic.twitter.com/iSHUpznYDQ
— hiMaa 🐼🎈 (@mariyamhimaa) March 24, 2018
Alhey I just heard about Naail. This is so sad 🙁 He was such a friendly, funny and nice person.
May he rest in peace. 💔
— Shu (@ShuuPotato) March 24, 2018
Rest in peace Naail. He sent me this poem he wrote a while back. I can barely bring myself to read it but its definitely worth sharing. pic.twitter.com/YMnodMm2gb
— fine (@fainanfaseeh) March 24, 2018
إنا لله و إنا إليه راجعون
R.I.P Naail 😔
We all come from the sea, but we are not all of the sea. Those of us who are, we children of the tides, must return to it again and again, until the day we don't come back leaving behind only that which was touched along the way.
— Raalhu Edhuru (@Raalhu_Edhuru) March 25, 2018
Gone too soon, Thready. We were supposed to enjoy cinnamon rolls and catch up on so much. I have so much to say about you but I can’t get myself to.
We’ve lost a masterpiece today that can never be replaced.
Rest in peace, Naail. You’ll always be in our hearts. 💙
— Luhuma Ali (@luhuehuehue) March 24, 2018
What a tragic day.
Rest In Peace Naail. 😞
— Ismail Aruham Adam (@aruuham) March 24, 2018
I’ve met Naail a couple of times when he worked with MISC. Truly gutted that he is gone. I’ll keep him in my prayers.
— Léd (@__L3d) March 24, 2018
إنا لله وإنا إليه راجعون
"We belong to Allah and to Him we shall return"
May Allah bless your soul and give strength to your family, I still can't believe that your gone, I will miss you always and your memories will never be forgotten! Naail Nasheed
— Ibrahim Amaan (@Amaan_Town) March 24, 2018
I didn’t know you that well but in the line up you had an amazing vibe. It was a pleasure to share the line up with you Naail. RIP. 🙏🏽🤙🏽 https://t.co/7YzcU5xx0c
— Ismail Rilwan (@IsmailRilwan2) March 25, 2018
24.03.2017 – Lofey
24.03.2018 – Naail
Gone too soon, forever in our hearts. ❤️
— Reemie 🎈 (@reemadamibrahim) March 25, 2018
Gutted to hear this devastating news. My heart has sunk!!! This is so so sad!
My deepest condolences to Naail's family and friends.
Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji'un. https://t.co/0DwTI4RhQy
— Safaath Ahmed (@safaathahmed) March 24, 2018