Young man falls from Male’ high-rise

An aerial shot of Male' City. (File Photo/Sun/Mohamed Afrah)

A young man sustained serious injuries on Tuesday, after falling down the stairwell of a high-rise building in Male’ City’s Machangolhi district.

According to a police spokesperson, the incident was reported at around 10:30 am on Tuesday.

The spokesperson said the man, identified as a 20-year-old Indian, fell down the stairwell of a building in Chaandhanee Magu.

According to the spokesperson, the young man fell from the ninth floor, all the way to the ground.

The police spokesperson said the man is currently being treated at the Indhira Gandhi Memorial Hospital (IGMH).

His condition is serious, said the police, quoting officials from the hospital.

The details regarding his injuries are unclear at this point.