22-year-old identified as the man who died while unloading metal sheets

Miguela Xuereb

The man who tragically lost his life while unloading sheets of metal in Mġarr, has been identified as a 22-year-old from Nigeria.

The incident happened at 5.30pm on Triq il-Ħaddedin, on Wednesday.

In a statement the police said that the man was unloading sheet metal when these fell on him.

A medical team was called on site to assist however the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Duty Magistrate Gabriella Vella is leading the inquiry.