The Malta Independent 21 September 2019, Saturday

Syrian man suffers burns while replacing gas cylinder

Thursday, 22 August 2019, 13:42 Last update: about 30 days ago

A Syrian man was grievously injured on Thursday when he suffered burns while replacing a gas cylinder.

The accident took place at around 11.20am inside a residence in Triq is-Sibbien, Marsascala, the police said.  

The man, 25, was injured when flames developed as he was changing the gas cylinder.

He was taken to Mater Dei Hospital. The police are investigating.

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