Maldives declares state of emergency for 30 days

November 4, 2015 8:42 AM

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Maldives declares state of emergency for 30 days

A state of emergency was today declared by the Maldivian government, giving sweeping powers to security forces, after arms and explosives were found at the country’s capital as well as at an island resort.

“(The) Maldives declares state of emergency for a period of 30 days starting 12 pm Wednesday,” the presidential spokesman Muaz Ali tweeted.

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