Man dies while unloading sheets of metal

Miguela Xuereb

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

A man who has yet to be identified tragically lost his life while unloading sheets of metal in Mġarr on Wednesday.

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

District Police were the first to arrive on site after the incident was reported.

In a statement the police said that the man was unloading sheet metal when these fell on him. The victim is believed to be a foreign national.

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.

The district police are investigating.

Another worker was also injured while unloading sheet metal

In a separate incident, another worker who was unloading sheet metal, was grievously injured after a sheet fell on one his feet.

The incident happened earlier on Wednesday at about 3pm in a warehouse at Triq ix-Xatt il-Mollijiet, Marsa.

The 38-year-old man from Georgia was sustained grievous injuries.