Opposition coalition and several political leaders have condemned the attack by an explosige device near Speaker Mohamed Nasheed’s car tonight which has left him injured.
While Speaker Nasheed and his bodyguard has been taken to ADK hospital, the details of injuries are not clear but his health is stable according to credible sources.
Tweets by political leaders and parties wished Former President Nasheed a speedy recovery, while condemning the barbaric attack against him.
MDP’s main opposition, PPM also released a statement condemning the attack.
The details of the attack are still not clear. Sources cite an explosive device within a motorcycle triggered the blast which left Speaker Nasheed and his bodyguard injured.
Maldives National Defence Force (MNDF) and Maldives Police Service are currently operating at national threat level and have sealed off the explosion scene.