A 38-year-old man was killed during a fatal work accident on Friday in Lakatamia in the Nicosia district.
The victim was identified as Andreas Savvas, 38 years old from Lythrodontas.
According to a police statement, Savvas was engaged in excavation works when the ground gave way and he fell a two-metre drop into a pit before being crushed by loose earth.
The Fire Department rushed to the scene, but the 38-year-old was recovered dead. Savvas was transferred to hospital, where his death was confirmed by the on-duty doctors.