Watch: Accident at Palumbo shipyard leaves man grievously injured

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Posted by on Wednesday, August 8, 2018

A 45-year-old from Naxxar suffered grievous injuries following an explosion in the shipyard owned by Palumbo. In a statement the Police said that it was an explosion however in a separate statement by the company the company said that it was a small fire.

The Police did not recall their statement however clarified that the two men injured were taken to hospital by people on site and not rushed to hospital in an ambulance as it was previously reported.

In a police statement received at 16.50, the 45-year-old was certified as grievous while the 55-year-old was certified as only being slightly injured. The Police also confirmed that the incident occurred at around 2.15pm and were informed by the health authorities.

The Civil Protection Department were called on site.