Man dies of injuries following apparent suicide attempt

A 34 year-old man has died while being treated for injuries suffered in an apparent attempt to hang himself on Wednesday.

Police Sub-Inspector Ahmed Shiyam said that the man was found injured inside the apartment he lived in Male’. He had the pulse when he was taken to the hospital, Shiyam said, “However died during the treatment.”

He said the case is currently under investigation.

Local media outlet Sun identified the man as Junaid Jaufar of Maajehige on Gadhoo in Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll.