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Man in critical condition after construction injury

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A 57-year-old man was transferred to Nicosia general hospital on Monday after being injured at a construction site in Paphos.

According to police spokesman Michalis Nikolaou, the Peyia police station received the information early Monday evening that earlier in the day the man had been taken to Paphos general hospital.

Police identified the man as a 57-year-old permanent resident of Cyprus, who was injured at a construction site in the Ayios Georgios area.

According to the doctors, the 57-year-old suffered a cerebral haemorrhage and was intubated and transferred to Nicosia hospital for surgery.

His condition is critical, and he remains under sedation at the hospital, Nikolaou said.

It was not possible to carry out investigations into the accident overnight and the scene was cordoned off and placed under guard.

Police and officials from the labour inspection department are conducting investigations on Tuesday.

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