A young man is in a critical condition after falling several storeys from the Mdina bastions on Tuesday.

The police said the 21-year-old man was found lying in a field in Triq l-Għarreqin, Rabat at around 7pm.

Members of the Civil Protection Department and a medical team assisted the man on site, before he was taken to Mater Dei Hospital by ambulance.

An inquiry is being held. The police are investigating.

Tuesday's incident was the second such fall in recent days, following a 25-year-old's fall off bastions in Valletta early on Monday morning. 

Photo: CMRU, Malta Police ForcePhoto: CMRU, Malta Police Force

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