The young man who sustained serious injuries in a stabbing in Feydhoo district of Addu City died on Thursday, within hours after he was taken to the hospital.
A spokesperson from the Addu Equatorial Hospital told Sun he died a short while ago.
He had been admitted to the hospital’s Intensive Care Unit.
The stabbing was reported to the police at approximately 03:00 am on Thursday.
Police identified the victim a 21-year-old male.
According to the hospital, the young man sustained multiple stab wounds, including to his hands and back.
Police said that the incident took place due to a disagreement between two groups.
“The findings of our investigation so far shows the violence took place due to conflict between two groups and is linked to drugs,” said a police spokesperson.