6 Aug 2004

One man badly injured in Solomons fight

11:24 am on 6 August 2004

Reports from Solomon Islands say a man is in hospital after a fight at Marau, the eastern end of Guadalcanal island.

Police from the regional assistance mission and Solomons police are reported to have arrested several men who have been taken to Honiara.

The fight was allegedly between young people from Marau and settlers from Malaita.

Police are still at the scene.