Violent brawl between sub-Saharan migrants in Zarzis puts two in intensive care
19/06/2024 19:10, MEDENINE/Tunisia

Medenine, June 19 (TAP) - Two people were injured and admitted to the ICU of the regional hospital in Zarzis after a violent fight involving bladed weapons and hard objects broke out on Wednesday morning between a group of sub-Saharan migrants living in a building on Mohamed Ali Street in the centre of Zarzis, according to a medical source at the hospital.

In a statement to TAP news agency, the source added that the condition of one of the two injured was serious, explaining that one was a Liberian migrant born in 1999 and the other a Cameroonian migrant born in 1988.

The Public Prosecutor's Office ordered the evacuation of all migrants from the building and their belongings were secured in the municipal warehouse. 16 people were arrested in the building, which houses around 40 migrants spread over 9 apartments. An investigation has been launched.

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