Woman who fell in to the shaft has passed away

The woman who fell in to a ventilation shaft from the fourth floor at a residential house in Male’ City has passed away.

Talking to One Online, the Media Official of Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital (IGMH), Abdulla Mumeethu said that the woman passed while undergoing treatment at the Emergency Room at 1:30 p.m.

He said that her legs had fractures along with various other damages and had major head trauma.

Media Office of the Maldives Police Service said that the incident took place around 1:33 a.m. last night and it was the police officers that rescued the 76-year-old woman and took her to Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital for treatment.

Police said that the woman had a broken femur (thigh bone) on the right leg along with a broken ankle on her left leg and she was also bleeding from the back of her head.

The incident is being investigated further by the police.