Woman fighting for her life after rock climbing incident at Mġarr ix-Xini

Arkivji

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

A 37-year-old woman was seriously injured after she fell from a height of about seven metres while rock climbing along the cliffs at Mġarr ix-Xini, Gozo.

The incident happened on Sunday at around 12.30pm.

The woman of Birkirkara fell from a height and landed on a 30-year-old man of Birkirkara that at the time was trying to assist her.

Newsbook.com.mt is informed that the Gozo Civil Protection Department has responded to the case and have rescued the two individuals.

The police were also on site.

A medical team took the two individuals to the Gozo General Hospital for treatment.

Duty Magistrate Simone Grech is leading the inquiry.

The police are investigating the case.

The incident was reported at around 12.30pm.