The Edition

Latest

Ruin

  1 day

Concrete sheet falls from Huravee Building, damages motorcycle

Shahudha Mohamed
16 April 2019, MVT 21:10
A picture of Huravee Building out of which many government institutions operate. PHOTO: HUSSAIN WAHEED / MIHAARU
Shahudha Mohamed
16 April 2019, MVT 21:10

A concrete sheet fell from Huravee Building on Tuesday afternoon, damaging a motorcycle parked below.

Maldives Police Service revealed that the sheet fell on Ameeru Ahmed road a little before 1300 hrs.

Adding that no injuries were caused, Police stated that details of the incident were shared with Male' City Council,

A similar accident took place three years ago when when a concrete sheet fell from the building, injuring a senior citizen.

Various government institutions have been operating out of Huravee Building for the past 24 years.

Former President Mohamed Nasheed's administration had planned to demolish the building and develop a park on the land. However, the plan did not reach fruition due to lack of space to accommodate the offices operating in Huravee Building.

MORE ON NEWS