The Malta Independent 16 May 2022, Monday

Updated: Worker who fell down into deep hole in Rabat rescued

Wednesday, 11 May 2022, 19:15 Last update: about 3 days ago

Emergency services on Wednesday rescued a man who fell down a deep shaft inside a construction site in Rabat.

The police later said that the man, from Turkey, suffered grievous injuries.

The police were informed about the incident, which took place near the Verdala area, at around 6:10pm.

Police officers and members of the Civil Protection Department went on site to rescue the man in what the Civil Protection Department described as a delicate operation.


The Occupational Health and Safety Authority said its officers went to Rabat where a 47-year-old worker had fallen into an 18m deep hole at a building site.

OHSA is investigating the incident.

Investigations will continue in the following days.


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