View over eastern area of Parque das Nações. Pedro Cunha/ Lusa

Foreigner, 34, dies in punch-up outside Lisbon disco

A young man, described as foreign, died in the early hour of this morning following a punch-up outside a discotheque in Parque das Nações, Lisbon. According to reports, his alleged assailant – also ‘foreign’ – has been arrested and will be appearing before magistrates on Monday morning. A police source says the situation is being viewed as murder, in that the victim had fallen to the ground, but was still being attacked “with kicks to the head”. Death was declared at Hospital de S. José, following assistance by emergency medical teams.