A migrant worker died Monday from electric shock while on a fishing trip.
The 34-year old Bangladeshi had been holding a light while fishermen caught bait near Gemanafushi, Gaafu Alif Atoll.
He died immediately. The incident was reported to the police around 6 am.
Work is underway to transfer the man’s body to the capital.
A local man who tried to help him also suffered from electric shocks but was not seriously injured, local media reported.
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Source URL: Maldives Independent