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Limassol: Foreign student loses hand in industrial accident, employer arrested

October 5, 2019 at 3:29pm
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A 27 year old student from India has lost his left hand after an accident at an industrial laundry in Limassol.

The young man was placing hotel linen in the washing machine  on Friday afternoon when under conditions which are being investigated, his left hand got caught and he was seriously injured.

He was taken to a private clinic, from there to Limassol Hospital and then to Nicosia Hospital where his left hand was amputated.

The young man has been hospitalised and his condition is described as serious.

The Labour Ministry has been informed and police are investigating.

Meanwhile his 55 year old employer was arrested on Saturday for illegally employing the victim and a compatriot. Both are in Cyprus legally as students.