Canberra, Australia: Irish Man Critical Following Serious Assault

25 Jul

Dept of Foreign Affairs - Providing consular assistance to the family

Dept of Foreign Affairs – Providing consular assistance to the family

The Department of Foreign Affairs is providing consular assistance to the family of an Irish man who was attacked in Australia.

The attack is understood to have happened outside a nightclub in Canberra in the early hours of Sunday morning.

The 41-year-old is in a critical condition in hospital following the assault.

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An Irish man is fighting for his life in an Australian hospital after being assaulted in the capital city of Canberra.The victim, who is understood to be in his 40s, was found unconscious outside a supermarket in an area that is popular for nightlife and entertainment in the early hours of Sunday morning.

He has since undergone surgery for severe head injuries and is now in a critical condition.

Police have been trawling CCTV footage and are understood to have identified a person they wish to interview in connection with the attack.

The Department of Foreign Affairs has confirmed it is providing consular assistance to the man’s family.

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