A young man found an extraordinary place to sleep off a night in Paceville, completely oblivious to the three-storey drop just a roll away.
The police were alerted by neighbours, who saw the man, understood to be a tourist, sleeping on the narrow piece of cement on the building site in Swieqi. The ledge could only be reached by climbing over the boundary wall.
A policeman had to wake the man up slowly to ensure that he was not so dizzy when he stood up that he lost his balance and fell over the edge.
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