4 discharged, 1 remains hospitalized following balcony collapse

A man lays injured after getting caught under concrete from the 2nd floor balcony of H. Rudhoshuge in Male' City which collapsed on June 26, 2019. (Photo/Sun/Muaviyath Anwar)

Four of the five people who were injured when the second floor balcony of a house in Henveyri district of Male’ City collapsed have now been discharged from the hospital following treatment.

The second floor balcony of H. Ru’dhoshuge had collapsed at approximately 6:20 pm last Wednesday.

An eye eyewitness reported to ‘Sun’ that two young men were sitting on motorcycle directly below the balcony when it collapsed.

The two young men, and three other men on the street hit by the falling debris were taken to ADK Hospital with injuries.

2nd floor balcony of H. Rudhoshuge in Male' City lays collapsed on the street on June 26, 2019. (Photo/Sun/Fayaz Moosa)

Managing Director of ADK Hospital, Mohamed Affaal reported to ‘Sun’ this Thursday morning that all of the injured men have now been discharged, except for one.

Affaal said the condition of the patient who remains hospitalized is ‘stable’, but did not disclose details of the injuries.