Tourist, 23, in Zakynthos hospital ICU after severe beating in island's port area

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A 23-year-old tourist has been admitted to an intensive care unit in Zakynthos General Hospital after being severely beaten in the island's port area.

According to sources, the young man received multiple blows to the head and was taken to hospital with serious head and brain injuries.

This latest incident of violence took place in the port as a group of young people was getting off a day-trip boat which was having a party.

Two more young men, compatriots of the injured man, have been arrested for the incident by the Zakynthos port authority. The 23-year-old is to be transferred to another hospital in the country within the day.