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Fire breaks out after gas explosion in Maldives capital

Fathmath Shaahunaz
20 June 2017, MVT 13:35
Police and MNDF officers at a scene of a fire after a gas explosion. PHOTO: NISHAN ALI/MIHAARU
Fathmath Shaahunaz
20 June 2017, MVT 13:35

A fire broke out in a house in Maafannu ward of capital Male early Tuesday due to a gas explosion.

Maldives National Defence Force (MNDF) stated that they received report of the fire around 11:05 a.m. and that the fire was controlled and put out swiftly.

Mihaaru understands that the tenants of the flat are expatriates.

No one was reported to have been injured in the incident.

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