Factory operator severely injured after samurai sword attack

Factory operator severely injured after samurai sword attack
The victim was on his motorcycle when he was shouted at by the men and forced to stop. The men then attacked him.

MALAYSIA - A factory operator was severely injured when he was slashed by two men with a samurai sword along the Duke Highway on Aug 13.

In the 6.30am incident, the victim, known only as Farhan, 19, suffered fractured bones, severed nerves and slash marks on his hands.

He was warded at Hospital Kuala Lumpur for six days.

On the day of the incident, the victim was on his motorcycle when he was approached by the men.

"As I entered the highway, I heard a voice shouting 'Hoi' at me but did not respond at first," said Farhan.

"There was a second shout and then two men on a motorcycle forced me to stop. One of them slashed me with a samurai sword."

Farhan said he managed to stop by the roadside and flee.

Several cars stopped to send Farhan to the hospital.

He later lodged a report at the Setapak police station.

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