Explosion at Kulhudhuffushi Airport results in injuries

An explosion occurred at Kulhudhuffushi Airport on Thursday, leaving several individuals injured.

According to police, the incident occurred during the refilling of a training cylinder at the airport. While reports of the incident were received at 11:45 p.m., police and MNDF fire and rescue teams swiftly arrived at the scene.

Four people sustained various injuries in the incident. Among them, a 37-year-old man is in critical condition, while a woman and two other men also suffered injuries. The injured are being treated at the Khedhufushi Regional Hospital. No further information is available on the condition of these individuals.

The Kulhudhuffushi Airport is operated by Regional Airports Company.