Maldives declares state of emergency

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| Wednesday, November 4, 2015 - 15:10
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Maldives declares state of emergency

Colombo: Maldives President Abdulla Yameen on Wednesday declared a state of emergency in the Indian Ocean atoll nation.
 
"(The) Maldives declares state of emergency for a period of 30 days starting 12 p.m. (0700 GMT) on Wednesday," presidential spokesman Muaz Ali tweeted, reports Xinhua news agency.
 

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