British tourist dies after bar fight on Costa del Sol

Police hunting suspect in the holiday resort of Fuengirola

Fuengirola, Costa del Sol, Spain.

A British holidaymaker has died following a fight outside a bar at the popular tourist resort of Fuengirola on Spain's Costa del Sol.

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The victim, who was not named, reportedly fell to the floor and hit the back of his head in the late-night incident.

According to the Daily Mail, the incident happened on Tuesday night at bar Entrehoras and the dead man was with a friend who received a minor injury.

Police are now hunting a man who fled the scene after the victim was pronounced dead.

The Daily Mirror reports that witnesses described the man who fled the pub as Germanic-looking.

A post-mortem is taking place to determine whether the death was caused as a result of a punch or influenced by other factors.

Spain's National Police confirmed that an investigation was taking place.