A seven year old boy died tragically after an accident inside a quarry in Ta’ Kandja, limits of Siggiewi.
The accident took place early this morning (around 0705h), local time.
Reports indicate that the boy was crushed by an unmanned excavator in the quarry where the boy was present, together with his father who works on the site.
The excavator, which was parked, started to move and eventually hit the boy.
A medical team was called on site and certified the boy dead.
Investigations are underway.