The security guard of State Bank of India branch in Hithadhoo, Addu City, has been attacked and injured with a sharp weapon.
Speaking to VNews, police media official said they received report of an assault on an expatriate around 4:30 a.m. early Wednesday morning.
The official said the injured man is currently being treated at Hithadhoo Regional Hospital and that the case is being investigated.
VNews understands a group of assailants attacked the Bangladeshi security guard working at the bank. Although he sustained a deep wound to his shoulder, he is reportedly in stable condition.
VNews has also learned that the assailants were attempting to steal the ATM machine, although they were unsuccessful in stealing any money from it.