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New Year’s Morning Brawl at Cypriot Seaside Injures Two

PHINIKOUDES – A 26-year-old man lost two fingers and suffered a skull fracture while a 29-year-old also sustained head injuries in a violent confrontation at the Larnaca seaside promenade Phinikoudes New Year’s morning on Cyprus, reports said.

They were not identified but the site Reporter.com.cy said the fight was between a group of foreigners, the 26-year-old victim arrested for being in the country unlawfully while he was being hospitalized.

The cause of the amputation was unknown but The Cyprus Mail said that videos on social media seemed to show several people holding objects resembling blocks of wood and crowbars brawling, the reason unknown.

The police were informed about the incidents and rushed to the scene, but at the sight of the patrol cars, those involved fled. An investigation is said ongoing.

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