Nine arrested over knife fight

Knife Fight

THE NATIONAL POLICE have made further arrests after a seafront knife fight in Fuengirola left four wounded.

The victims, aged between 21 and 29, were hospitalised with knife wounds after a fight broke out at around 6am on Calle Martinez Catena.  The nine arrested are said to be of Spanish and Maghreb nationalities.

National Police officers initially arrested eight people and did not out the possibility of further arrests after the fracas.

Of the four in hospital, a twenty-one-year-old is expected to live but remains the most seriously injured after he received deep stab wounds to his neck and forearm.  The other three received injuries to various parts of their body but are not considered to be in a serious condition.

Local and National Police officers, as well as health workers, attended the scene after receiving several calls reporting the fight, finding several injured people on the promenade before transferring them to the emergency room of the Costa del Sol Hospital.

The National Police have started an investigation into the fight but have already identified the identities of those involved and are now working out each person’s involvement, as well as what started the confrontation and whether any other weapons, including bottles, were used.

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