Bangladeshi construction worker dies after fall

A Bangladeshi expatriate construction worker has died after falling six stories in the Maafannu area of the capital Male’, local media has reported.

The fall was reported to have occurred at around 8:15AM this morning. The man was rushed to Indira Ghandi Memorial Hospital (IGMH) before succumbing to his injuries at around 11:45AM.

Police are said to be investigating the circumstances surrounding the accident.

Bangladeshi expatriates make up a significant number of workers in the Maldivian construction industry.