‘It was a minor incident’ – Fortina Investments

construction site
Miguela Xuereb

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Fortina Investments said that a minor incident occurred at its site in Tigné on Monday afternoon. In a statement, the company said that neither a building collapsed nor did construction equipment fall from a crane.

A police spokesperson earlier told Newsbook.com.mt that a report had been filed for an incident at a construction site in Sliema. The report was filed around 3.30pm. The police and Civil Protection Department officers were deployed on site. No one was injured in this incident.

In a statement, Fortina Investment explained that the “incident was restricted to the bursting of an ‘elbow’ connected to the cement crane distributor, which emitted a loud noise”.

It stressed that no surrounding buildings or workers were in any danger.