Elderly woman grievously injured during horse race in Victoria
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A 72-year-old woman was grievously injured on Monday evening, after she was hit by a horse during the races which were being held along Republic Street in Victoria, as part of the St George’s Feast celebrations.
The Police said that the incident took place at about 8pm. The woman, who is from Victoria, was rushed to the Gozo General hospital, and later transferred by helicopter to Mater Dei Hospital for further medical assistance.
Police investigations are underway.
Photograph by Anthony Zammit