Dangerous port site accident in Hulhumalé kills one, another seriously injured

Male' commercial harbor. | Photo: MPL

Hulhumalé, Maldives – An accident that took place at Hulhumalé involving two workers attempting to offload a container of marble sheets has left one dead and another seriously injured.

Maldives Police Service revealed that the incident took place near the “Dinghy Jetty” of Hulhumalé Phase II, where two workers were offloading marble sheets from a container when both of them got stuck between the heavy sheets.

The incident was reported to authorities around 15:30 today, said Police.

Both workers involved in the accident are male foreigners, and the injured individual is currently being treated for his injuries at a local hospital.

Maldives Police Service is investigating the circumstances surrounding the accident.