Maldives: A terrible fire in the capital Male, 9 Indians were killed in the accident
A fire service official said about the accident, we have found 10 bodies so far. They said it took about four hours to extinguish the fire.
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Maldives In the capital of Male terrible fire Tragic incident happened. It is reported that 10 people including 9 Indians died and many people were injured. A Bangladeshi citizen is also among the dead. Fire brigade officials engaged in extinguishing the fire said that the fire was so fierce that it took 4 hours to extinguish it. situated in the male Indian High Commission Expressed grief over this fire incident and also issued 2 number for any kind of help.
At least 10 people were killed and several injured in a fire at the homes of foreign workers in the capital, Male, on Thursday. The capital of India’s neighboring island group, it is also known as an upmarket holiday destination and is one of the most densely populated cities in the world.
High Commission has issued helpline number
Officials on the accident said 10 bodies were recovered from the top floor of a building destroyed by fire. The accident occurred due to a fire in the ground floor garage. The Indian High Commission in Malé, Maldives has expressed grief over the tragic incident of fire.
The Indian High Commission tweeted, “We are deeply saddened by the tragic fire incident in Male, which reportedly claimed the lives of several people, including Indian nationals. We are in close contact with the Maldivian authorities. For any assistance, the High Commission can be contacted at +9607361452; + 9607790701.
We are deeply saddened by the tragic fire incident in Male which claimed lives including Indian nationals.
We are in close contact with the Maldivian authorities.
For any assistance, HCI can be contacted on the following numbers: +9607361452 ; +9607790701
— India in Maldives (@HCIMaldives) November 10, 2022
Fire can be extinguished within 4 hours: Firefighters
A fire service official said about the accident, we have found 10 bodies so far. They said it took about four hours to extinguish the fire. A security official also said that nine Indians and one Bangladeshi national were among the dead.
Maldives is notorious for foreign workers. Many Maldivian political parties have criticized the poor living conditions for foreign workers. It is estimated that almost half of the 2.5 million population of the capital city are foreign workers. And most of them come from Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
The living conditions of foreign workers in Maldives are very poor. This issue came to the fore when, during the Covid-19 pandemic, cases of corona spread faster among foreign workers than among local people.