A 17 year-old boy and an expatriate worker were stabbed in two different areas of Male’ on Saturday evening, according to police.
According to police, the 17 year-old boy was stabbed by two men that arrived on a motorbike last night at about 4:30am while he was walking near Olhuveli Road in Maafannu ward.
The boy was stabbed in the back and is currently undergoing treatment at Indira Gandi Memorial Hospital (IGMH).
Police said the expat attacked last night was a 29 year-old man who was attacked while he was on Sosun Magu in Henveiru.
The man was also stabbed in the back by two men that came on a motorbike, police said.
According to the police, the victim is currently undergoing treatment at ADK Hospital. Neither victim was critically injured, police said.
No arrests have been made following the incidents but police are searching for the assailants. Police have not revealed names of any suspects.
So far in June 86 cases of assault have been reported to police, according to police statistics.