A 16-year-old is in a critical condition after he was injured at a construction site on Saturday.

The police said the accident happened in Triq il-Qratas, Swieqi at 11.35am.

The victim, who is Syrian, was working on the fourth floor when he fell.

A medical team gave him first aid on site and he was then taken to Mater Dei Hospital by ambulance.

An inquiry is being held. The police are investigating.

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