Maldivian student in Egypt passed away

Minhaj Eesa, who reportedly passed away while in Egypt for higher studies. (Photo/ Arabiyya Family Twitter)

A Maldivian student living in Egypt for higher studies passed away on Sunday night. 

According to reports, the student was 19-year-old Minhaj Eesa. 

A source close to the family of Minhaj revealed that he was found by his flatmates in the bathroom. 

Minhaj had gone into the bathroom after returning home from playing football, and his flatmates broke the door of the bathroom after he was unresponsive for too long.