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Thilamale' Bridge platform runs aground injuring three

One of the platforms being used for the construction of the Thilamale' Bridge has run aground, injuring three workers.

Maldives Police Service revealed that a bridge platform had run aground today around 2:45pm. They further added that three people were injured during this incident, and were rushed to the Villimale' Hospital. None of them sustained any serious injuries.

Police further noted that they are looking into the incident.

The construction of the bridge began early August. following which sea travel was banned at the channel between Male' and Villimale'.

Under the Greater Male Connectivity Project, the bridge will connect Male, Villimale', Gulhifalhu and Thilafushi.