British tourist stabbed to death outside Spanish nightclub

Oxygen nightclub in Calella, Spain (Google Maps)
Oxygen nightclub in Calella, Spain (Google Maps)

A British tourist aged around 30 has reportedly been stabbed to death outside a nightclub in Spain.

The man was reportedly knifed following a fight at the Oxygen nightclub in Calella, a coastal resort town around 30 miles north of Barcelona.

The knife attack happened around 5am on Friday, according to Spanish news outlet El Caso.

The man died at the scene from his injuries, while another person was also reportedly injured and was taken to hospital,

Police are investigating the incident.

Photos on Friday morning showed the club taped off, and police officers standing guard.

El Caso said the perpetrators are thought to be “young foreigners resident in the municipality” but this has not been confirmed.

Calella police said, according to the Sun: "This morning there was a fight in a nightclub in the city.

"The result of the incident is one dead and one injured, who has been taken to a hospital. The attack was by knife."

Police are understood to be examining CCTV footage and speaking to other people who were at the club.

They were reportedly contacting officials in the UK, to pass the news to the victim’s loved ones.