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Third stabbing in Hulhumalé

The victim was stabbed five times.



A 29-year-old man was stabbed in Hulhumalé Saturday, the third stabbing in as many days in the capital’s suburb.

A police spokesman told local media the attack took place in the evening near the temporary mosque on the island.

The victim was was stabbed five times and is being treated at Hulhumalé Hospital.

A 24-year-old was stabbed seven times on Friday night, while local media reported a stabbing last Thursday night.

All the stabbing victims are doing well, according to a hospital spokesman.

A police spokesman was not responding to calls for comment at the time of going to press.

Photo: Nattu Adnan