Residential fire leaves man fighting for his life

Christoph Schwaiger

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

A 24-year-old Mali national is fighting for his life after he was caught in a fire at a residence in Msida on Friday.

In a press release, the Police explained that the incident happened at around 10pm in Triq Antonio Bosio. District police that were called on site found out that a 26-year-old man originating from the Ivory Coast and the Mali national suffered damage from the fire and the fumes.

Civil Protection was also called on site to assist. The two injured men were taken to Mater Dei Hospital by ambulance where the 24-year old was certified to be suffering from serious injuries whilst the 26-year-old was certified to be suffering from light wounds.

Police investigation is ongoing.