Maldives declares state of emergency

Nov 04, 2015, 15:42 IST | IANS

Maldives President Abdulla Yameen on Wednesday declared a state of emergency in the Indian Ocean atoll nation

Colombo: Maldives President Abdulla Yameen on Wednesday declared a state of emergency in the Indian Ocean atoll nation.

"(The) Maldives declares state of emergency for a period of 30 days starting 12 p.m. (0700 GMT) on Wednesday," presidential spokesman Muaz Ali tweeted, reports Xinhua news agency.

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