Tragic Construction Accident In Gżira: Young Syrian Worker Falls Five Storeys Down A Lift Shaft

A few weeks after a construction worker fell to his death in Sliema

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A 26-year-old Syrian construction worker is reportedly fighting for his life after he fell five stories down a lift shaft in Gżira this morning.

Initial reports state the accident occurred at around 10am at a construction site in Triq il-Madonna tal-Ġebla. Details are scant at this stage but an ambulance, fire engine and several police cars are on site.

The incident comes only a few weeks after 26-year-old Akram Almshay died after falling seven storeys from a construction site in Sliema after his lifting rope snapped.

More details as they come in

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