Sons of Iraqi ambassador allegedly beat Portuguese teen into a coma

The two sons hold diplomatic passports, which forced police to release the suspects under diplomatic immunity. (via AlArabiya.net)

Two sons of Iraq’s ambassador to Portugal were released from jail on Thursday, after allegedly assaulting a 15-year-old boy who is reportedly in a coma as a result of the fight.

The sons of the ambassador got in an altercation with the boy outside a bar, according to Lisbon-based newspaper Diario de Noticias.

The teenage Portuguese boy suffered serious head injuries and has reportedly undergone reconstructive surgery to his face as a result of the injuries.

He was named only as Ruben by Lusa news agency is currently at Santa Maria hospital in a “grave condition”. The hospital has declined to give details as the youngster is a minor, according to Lusa news agency.

The two sons hold diplomatic passports, which forced police to release the suspects under diplomatic immunity.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:47 - GMT 06:47
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