9 Indian Workers Among 11 Killed In Maldives Fire

Maldives Fire Accident On Friday - Sakshi Post

MALE:  In a deadly fire accident  11 people were killed out of which 9 of them were Indian migrant workers when a fire swept through the lodgings they were staying in at the Maldives' Capital city of Male. As per reports in the  Save Maldives Twitter account officials recovered 10 bodies from the upper floor of a building destroyed in the fire.

The fire broke out in the M. Nirufehi area near the Maaveyo Mosque around 12:30 am, according to news portal SunOnline international. The fire is said to have originated on the ground-floor of a vehicle repair garage and spread to the upper floor where the workers were staying.

The Maldives Indian High Commission said, "We are deeply saddened by the tragic fire incident in Malé which has caused loss of lives, including reportedly of Indian nationals. We are in close contact with the Maldivian authorities". 

The High Commission also released two helpline numbers  +9607361452 ; +9607790701 for people to get in touch for any kind of information.

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