Man stabbed in Malé

A young man was stabbed in the Maafanu ward of the capital Malé city last night (October 1), reports Sun Online.

An eyewitness told the online news outlet that the victim was bleeding heavily after being stabbed in the back. He was rushed to the Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital (IGMH) for treatment.

In August, a spate of violent assaults in the capital – which police said was a series of gang reprisals – saw two young men stabbed to death.