A man, who lost consciousness while standing in congregation for Friday prayer at Ziyarai Mosque, has passed away.
Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital (IGMH) confirmed the death this Friday. The deceased is a 44-year-old Maldivian male.
VNews understands the deceased is Ashraf Ali from Moonlight, Hithadhoo, Addu City.
When he collapsed during prayer, Vice President Faisal Naseem and his bodyguards rushed to his aid and immediately took him to the hospital in a state car used by the bodyguards.
VP Faisal Naseem later visited the hospital on the news of Ashraf’s demise.
The deceased was reportedly battling with health issues prior to his passing.