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Swiss man critically hurt in mob attack: police

AFP · 17 Sep 2012, 08:47

Published: 17 Sep 2012 08:47 GMT+02:00

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The man, whose name was not released, suffered serious head injuries when he was attacked around midnight Saturday by between 30 and 40 people outside a bar where ice hockey fans tend to hang out, Zurich police said in a statement.

Police launched an investigation and questioned a number of people but had yet to determine who the assailants were or why they had suddenly attacked the man, the statement said, calling for more witnesses to come forward.

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The victim himself was in critical condition and had not yet been questioned, police told the ATS news agency.

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