After another warden was attacked today, this time in Mqabba, the General Workers’ Union called on the authorities to introduce procedures to ensure the safety of local wardens on duty.

A warden in Mqabba, it said, in a statement, ended up with a fractured arm after he was attacked.

While condemning the violence, the union said workers should be given all kind of protection possible. So far, there had been more than enough cases to show that wardens ending up victims of physical aggression, it said.

The union said it could under no circumstance allow a worker, in this case a public official, to be attacked on duty. It appealed to the police to find and take action against the person responsible.

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