Updated 11.56am

A 70-year-old man is in hospital after having fallen down a well on Saturday afternoon, the police said on Sunday.

The incident happened at about 3pm in a field near Triq il-Beatu Bartolo Longo, Marsaxlokk.

The circumstances of the case were not immediately clear,

The Zejtun man was hauled up by members of the Civil Protection Department and hospitalised after being given medical attention on site.

The police said he was seriously injured. Magistrate Marse-Ann Farrugia is holding an inquiry.

Fall off ladder

The police also reported Sunday that a 51-year-old man was seriously injured when he fell off a ladder while working in a house in Triq l-Isperanza, Mosta.

The accident happened just before 9am on Sunday. The man, from Qormi, was  treated on site before being rushed to hospital.

 

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