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UPDATED: Young man seriously injured in fight between nine men

A young man, 23, sustained grievous injuries to his hand during a fight which broke out between nine Syrian men.

The man was taken to Mater Dei where he was certified to have sustained serious injuries, while the others were taken to the Paola health centre to be treated for their injuries.

The ages of the Syrian men varies between 21 – 32 years. The fight broke out last night in Triq Bjaġju Galea,  Tarxien.

TVM is informed that the argument developed at around 9pm and that knives and metal bars were used in the fight.

The people involved were arrested by members of the Rapid Intervention Unit who also assisted the injured person until an ambulance arrived from Mater Dei.

Police investigations are underway.