Australia Massive brawl in Runcorn, Brisbane's south, leaves one man with 'limb-threatening' injuries
Police arrest 15 over wild Brisbane brawl
Queensland police have arrested 15 people allegedly involved in a 40-person brawl on Brisbane's southside earlier this week.The fight, which took place on the city's southside, erupted on Daw Road, Runcorn, about 10.30pm on Monday, police say.
Queensland police are investigating a brawl involving 40 men armed with bats and poles in a southern Brisbane suburb last night.
Police were called to Daw Road at Runcorn around 10:30pm.
Eight people were taken to hospital after the incident, including a 36-year-old man with serious head injuries.
Queensland Ambulance Service medical director Steve Rashford said three men were seriously injured and taken to Princess Alexandra Hospital, with one suffering "limb-threatening" injuries.
Eight injured after 40-person brawl on Queensland street
Up to 40 people - some armed with bats and poles - were allegedly involved in a brawl on a residential Queensland street. Police said multiple people were injured in the fight that broke out on Daw Road, Runcorn, about 10.30 last night.A 36-year-old suffered serious injuries to his head, neck and hand, with police administering first aid before paramedics arrived. Video: Teenager killed in brawl in Sydney’s west (9News.com.au) Your browser does not support this video Eight men, including the 36-year-old, were taken to hospital with varying injuries.
"QAS responded to requests from the Queensland Police Service to attend to patients after a large brawl at Runcorn," he said.
"Numerous paramedic units were responded to a number of locations across the suburb."
Police said a group of men were intercepted at Nathan Street by their dog squad while trying to flee the scene.
"Seven men, aged between 22 and 38, were taken into custody. An eighth man was tracked, located and arrested in Cactus Street," QPS said in a statement.
"All men have since been released as investigations continue."
Residents who live nearby said they heard the brawl and were worried about their families.
Gurjinder Kaur Sidhu said someone threw a pole of over a metre in length into her backyard which appeared to have blood on it.
Police have urged anyone who can identify the people involved or with other information about the disturbance to come forward.
Taliban fighters reportedly brawl inside presidential palace over power divide .
A major brawl broke out last week inside Kabul's presidential palace days after the country’s interim government was announced over internal clashes on who deserves credit for the U.S. withdrawal and how the power positions were doled out, a report said. The BBC’s report Wednesday, citing senior Taliban officials, said the fight was between two factions that wanted to take credit for defeating the U.S. Mulllah Abdul Ghani Baradar, the Taliban’s deputy prime minister, and Khalil ur-Rahman Haqqani, a senior leader of the Haqqani Network, "exchanged strong words, as their followers brawled with each other nearby," the BBC reported.