Yesterday, at around 1445hrs, police were informed that their assistance was needed due to an incident which had taken place on a boat in the limits of Cirkewwa.
Police convened immediately on site, and preliminary investigations showed that 4 men had suffered burns due to a gas explosion whilst they were cooking.
The individuals were three 26 year olds from Mosta, Ħaż-Żebbuġ and l-Iklin, and another 29 year old from Siġġiewi.
On board were two other men, a 27 year old from Qormi and a 34 year old from Naxxar, who did not suffer any injuries.
A medical team as well as Red Cross members convened immediately on site to give preliminary aid. They were taken to Mater Dei Hospital, where the 29 year old and the 26 year old from Ħaż-Żebbuġ were certified as having suffered grievous injuries.
The other two were certified to have suffered light injuries. Civil protection department officers were also on site to assist.
Investigations are still ongoing.
Source: TVM News