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Worker who fell five metres in serious condition but out of danger

Paphos General Hospital

A man who fell five metres while working on a construction site in Paphos on Tuesday is said to be in serious condition but out of danger.

According to police, the 46-year-old underwent surgery and is now conscious.

The work accident happened around 3.30pm on Tuesday when the 46-year-old, permanent resident of Paphos, was engaged in construction work on the roof of a two-storey building in Prodromi, owned by a 57-year-old.

At some point he lost his balance and fell to the ground from a height of five metres, after initially hitting the wall of the house next door.

He was taken by ambulance to the Paphos general hospital where and diagnosed with a serious head injury.

The labour inspection office was informed and is investigating.


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Source: Cyprus News Agency