A Syrian national, a resident of Birkirkara, is in danger of dying after falling down five storeys at a construction site.
The accident happened at around 10am in Triq il-Madonna tal-Ġebla in Gzira.
TVM is informed that the 22-year-old Syrian fell face down into a shaft.
Members of the Civil Protection Department and an ambulance were called to the scene.
The rescue operation proved to be somewhat difficult because of the structure of the building.
An inquiry into the accident was opened by Magistrate Aaron Bugeja.