Teenager in very serious condition after stabbing in Spain

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Teenager in very serious condition after stabbing in Spain’s Madrid.

The shocking incident happened on Saturday night, March 5. A 17-year-old is said to have been stabbed and is in a very serious condition. The stabbing took place in Antonio Salvador street, in the Usera district of Madrid.

Officers from the National Police are investigating the stabbing. An Emergencias Madrid spokesperson revealed that the young man had been stabbed in the chest. At the moment the reasons behind the attack are not known.

The emergency services scrambled to the scene of the incident. The teenager received treatment from medics in a Samur-Protección Civil ambulance. The paramedics intubated the teen before rushing him to a hospital.

According to Emergencias Madrid, the hospital was placed on alert to ensure that an operating theatre was ready to receive the young man.

Samur-Protección Civil medics said that the man is in a “very serious” condition. He is said to have an effusion around his heart.

No further details about the teenager’s condition are known at this time.

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