Child injured after wall collapses inside a room

A child in L. Maamendhoo was injured on Monday, after a wall from a construction site collapsed into a room.

Police revealed that the incident occurred around 1:11pm on Monday, after a wall which was recently constructed collapsed onto the roof of an adjoining house in the same land due to heavy winds. After the wall collapsed onto the roof, part of the ceiling of that room had collapsed as well.

A child who was inside the room during the incident was injured along with a 38 year old male. However, neither one of them had sustained any serious injuries.

Police also revealed that they have been assisting in renovation works of the house that was damaged during the incident.