A 27-year-old man lost his life after sustaining serious injuries in an apparent stabbing incident in Addu City on Wenesday. The Equatorial Hospital confirmed that the victim, whose identity is being withheld at this time, passed away while undergoing treatment.

According to the police, a report of a stabbing was received at 11:38 p.m. Officers arrived at the scene shortly after and found the injured man lying on the pavement. Bystanders captured the harrowing aftermath of the incident on video, which has since been circulating on social media platforms.

According to local media reports, despite the best efforts of the medical team at the Equatorial Hospital, the severity of the young man’s injuries proved insurmountable, leading to his tragic demise while under intensive care.

While details surrounding the incident remain scarce, local media reports suggest that the victim was allegedly attacked by his own brother. However, law enforcement officials have not confirmed this information.