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Former Maldives president hurt in blast outside home - lmedia

by Reuters
Thursday, 6 May 2021 16:31 GMT

By Mohamed Junayd

MALE, May 6 (Reuters) - Former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed was injured in a blast outside his home on Thursday, local media reported.

Images from state TV channel PSM showed security services securing the scene of the incident in the capital Male. A foreign tourist was also injured, the channel reported.

A spokesman for Nasheed's Maldivian Democratic Party did not immediately respond to a request for comment. (Reporting by Mohamed Junayd in Male; Writing by Alasdair Pal; Editing by Andrew Cawthorne)

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