Two arrests, two injuries after clashes in Paphos - Paphos Investments

Two arrests, two injuries after clashes in Paphos

Two arrests, two injuries after clashes in Paphos

Police in Paphos arrested two men after clashes between rival groups on Monday night, which saw two people hospitalised, one in serious condition.

Police said they arrested a 17-year-old and another man 25, both from Syria, who took part in clashes at the town centre at around 10.45pm.

About 50 people were involved in the incident on Athinas Street, who threw stones, and assaulted each other with knives and clubs.

A large police force was dispatched to the scene to break the clashes, which saw two men, 20 and 22, also from Syria, rushed to hospital.

One of them had suffered broken ribs and had to undergo surgery. Doctors said his condition is serious.

The second man had broken his left arm.

Police said all four were asylum seekers.

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