Roof collapses over workers in Luqa

A roof of a building that was undergoing construction work has fallen over the two Italian men who were inside

(File photo)
(File photo)

A roof has crushed two Italian men in a building they were renovating, the Police said. The incident happened earlier this morning at 10.15am on Triq il-Gdida in Hal Luqa.

District police and the Civil Protection Unit went on site and pulled the two men from under the rubble. The men, between 33 and 46 years, have both suffered injuries. An ambulance took them both to Mater Dei for treatment.

One of the men is reported to be suffering from serious injuries. The condition of the other is as yet unknown. 

Maigstrate Rachel Montebello appointed several experts to assist her in the inquiry. Police investigations are still ongoing.