Mario Vella identified as the man who lost his life in the early hours of the morning in Ħal Kirkop

Mario Vella, 57, nicknamed “Ta’ Bieżel”, has been identified as the man who lost his life tragically when carrying out work on a high-up at the Ħal Kirkop tunnel.

Sarah Agius Saliba, fromer Mayor of Ħaż-Żebbuġ, said that she was shocked by news of his death and thanked him for the work he did for the betterment of the village.

A magisterial inquiry has been opened into the case which is being led by Magistrate Nadine Lia.

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Worker loses his life while carrying out tunnel maintenance in Ħal Kirkop