A 25-year-old man is at risk of dying after falling from a Valletta bastion.
Police were informed of an incident in St Sebastian Street, Valletta, at around 3.45am Monday morning. The police discovered the man, who is Swiss, in need of medical assistance due to falling from the nearby bastions.
It is as yet unknown what led to the man falling from such a height.
The man was given First Aid on the scene and rushed to Mater Dei Hospital where he was given further treatment and confirmed to be at risk of dying.
Magistrate Marsanne Farrugia has opened an inquiry into the incident while police are continuing their investigations.