Society & Culture
Glass window falls from construction site
The window fell from the third floor and no one was harmed.
An aluminium and glass window pane fell from the third floor of a building under construction in the Maafannu ward of the capital Tuesday evening.
The incident was reported around 7:15pm and no one was harmed, a police spokeswoman said. The window pane fell onto the street while workers were trying to fix it to the window frame.
The building is under construction by a local company called Infinity Builders, police said.
It was the latest in a spate of accidents involving objects falling from construction sites in the densely-packed capital city.
Last month, two Maldivians and four Indian workers from a construction company were charged over the death of an eight-year-old girl who was hit by a cement bag that fell from a construction site.
Authorities launched inspections of all construction sites after horrific video footage of the tragic accident in December sparked public outrage.
Last month, a Bangladeshi construction worker was killed after being hit by a falling stone last month.
There have been several cases