A seven-year-old boy has died after being crushed by a bulldozer in Siggiewi.
Police said the accident happened in a quarry at Ta’ Kandja at around 7am.
Reports said the unmanned construction vehicle, which was parked on a ramp, suddenly started moving and ran over the boy who was in its path.
Police officers rushed to the scene but the boy died on the spot.
The victim was accompanying a relative who was doing work at the site, according to reports.
Officials from the Occupational Health and Safety Authority were also called to investigate the tragedy.