Thirty days state of emergency in Maldives

Thirty days state of emergency in Maldives

World November 4, 2015 12:15

male - The government of the Maldives archipelago has declared a state of emergency for thirty days. That happened after the discovery of a quantity of weapons and explosives, according to local media.

The security forces discovered thereby plans to use the weaponry. In two days are mass demonstrations on the archipelago in the Indian Ocean at the program organized by the opposition party, the MDP.

President Abdulla Yameen put on the advice of the National Security Council signed the decree on the state of emergency Wednesday around noon (local time) starts. The announced demonstrations to be probably canceled because the freedom to take action is limited by the state of emergency.

In late September, there was an explosion on the speedboat of the president. The government said the explosion was caused by a bomb. The FBI said later after investigation it was not a bomb. The Vice President of the archipelago, was arrested on suspicion of involvement in the explosion. The president remained in the blast unharmed but two others were injured.

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