Former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed has been injured in a blast outside his family home, police say.
“Following an explosion… Speaker of Parliament President Mohamed Nasheed has sustained injuries and is currently receiving treatment at ADK Hospital,” a police statement said.
Images from state TV channel PSM showed security services securing the scene of the incident in the capital Male.
A foreign tourist was also injured, the channel reported.
“Strongly condemn the attack on Speaker of Parliament, President Mohamed Nasheed this evening,” Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid, a member of Nasheed’s Maldivian Democratic Party, said in a tweet.