Video of British man claiming he was ‘stabbed three times’ at festival emerges
A man has uploaded a video of himself claiming to have been ‘stabbed three times’ while attending a music festival in Croatia.
In a bizarre series of videos that have emerged from social media site Snapchat, the footage appears to show a British man in the hospital filming himself while medical staff attempt to treat his wounds. At one point, a doctor can be seen asking the man to stop filming while he somewhat proudly displays his injuries which do not appear to be serious.
The man documents his timeline of events which, quite astonishingly, results in him returning to party just hours after being discharged from the hospital. Local police have not commented on the videos.
The tragic incident is not believed to be related to the above footage.
The event, which takes place on the island of Pag and has no previous history of serious injury, has resulted in an unidentified 26-year-old being killed after a fight broke out at the Kalypso club.
Local police confirmed that one man had died and another was in a critical condition in hospital.
“As you may be aware, following an incident involving a group of young men at Zrće Beach early this morning, one man tragically lost his life,” the festival confirmed in a statement. “Another man remains in hospital. We are giving every assistance to the investigation and our thoughts and condolences are with the family and friends of the people affected.
“As always, we are working closely with the local authorities with the safety and security of everyone on site as our top priority.”
A 25-year-old British man has been arrested on suspicion of murder. The man was detained while trying to leave the country from an airport in Split.
According to a witness who was speaking to local newspaper Vecernji List, this was a run-down of the events: “A man fled into the toilet after seeing what had happened to his friend. I’m sure there are witnesses because there were many people there at the time, and everything happened in front of the fast food restaurant.”