A 46 year old man from Romania has been hospitalised with head injuries after apparently being assaulted and beaten by a compatriot at his home in Larnaca, the Cyprus News Agency reports.
The second man, aged 44, is being sought by police.
Police said that the victim was found semi-conscious in his house on Monday afternoon after apparently being hit and pushed to the floor by the other man.
He was rushed to Larnaca Hospital where because of the seriousness of his injuries doctors decided he should be transferred to Nicosia Hospital where he underwent surgery.
His condition is described as critical.