February 11, 2019 17:25:56

Underworld figure Tony Mokbel has been airlifted to a Melbourne hospital after being stabbed at Victoria’s maximum security prison, Barwon.

“Police and emergency services are currently attending a prison in Lara following reports of a stabbing about 3:45 this afternoon,” police said in a statement.

“The male victim will be airlifted to hospital in a serious condition.”

From aerial vision of the prison, southwest of Melbourne, it appears that Mokbel was stabbed in an outside recreational area of the prison.

Paramedics worked on him on a pathway before he was transferred into an air ambulance and flown to the Royal Melbourne Hospital.

More to come.

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February 11, 2019 17:05:55

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