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Watch: Fire safety neglected at Tal-Qroqq tunnels

Expert warns about lack of fire doors and broken emergency lights

Aldo Busuttil highlighted many safety shortcomings inside the tunnel. Video: Jonathan Borg

The Tal-Qroqq tunnels would offer very limited protection to commuters in case of a fire, with no fire doors to stop smoke from pouring into the emergency exit – and poor maintenance meaning the stairwell would be in virtual darkness.

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Aldo Busuttil, the director of health and safety company AME, pointed out some of the shortcomings, noting that even though there is a passageway linking the two carriageways, it would not be enough in the case of a major incident.

 

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