Mohamed Nasheed flown to Germany for medical treatment Photograph:( Twitter )
The climate activist was targeted with a remote-controlled bomb attached to a motorbike in the capital city Male a week ago
Days after former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed was critically wounded in an assassination attempt, he has been flown out to Germany for further treatment.
Nasheed, a 53-year-old leader, had gone through a 16-hour long surgery to remove shrapnel from his liver, lungs and abdomen after which he was discharged on Thursday.
The climate activist was targeted with a remote-controlled bomb attached to a motorbike in the capital city Male a week ago.
He was taken to the airport in an ambulance, which was heavily guarded with security personnel, where a special airplane was waiting to fly him to Germany for further treatment.
“A special thanks to the health sector of the Maldives,” Nasheed said. “By the grace of Allah, I remain committed to delivering democratic good governance for the people”
The hospital staff had also posted a picture of the former president, dressed in a blue hospital shirt, with four staff members.