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Taxi driver dies of heart attack

A taxi in capital Male. FILE PHOTO/MIHAARU

A taxi driver died last Tuesday in capital Male after suffering a heart attack while on duty.

The driver, Abubakr Ibrahim, 54, of Baa atoll Eydhafushi island, passed away after he was sent to the Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital (IGMH) following the heart attack.

According to an official of Kulee Dhuveli taxi centre where the driver was employed, Abubakr suffered cardiac arrest while driving along Lonuziyaarai Magu road. He had pulled over and stepped out of the car upon feeling pain in his chest.

“A couple noticed the way he was standing with his hand on his chest; they hailed a taxi and sent him to the hospital,” said the official, adding that it had taken a while for passers-by to notice something was wrong.

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Source URL: Mihaaru-News

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