A man was hospitalised on Tuesday morning after a brawl broke out before a funeral ceremony outside church.

A number of police cars and ambulances rushed to the scene outside Our Lady of Fatima church, Gwardamanġa.

An eyewitness told Times of Malta he heard a commotion outside the church during the 9am mass, while mourners were still assembling on the parvis.

A man was later seen being taken into an ambulance while the funeral ceremony continued as planned.

Police are investigating the incident.


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