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Man's arm nearly severed in Quinton attack

2015-05-30 08:44:23

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A man nearly had his arm severed when he was attacked with a machete.

The 24-year-old was attacked by up to eight man with bats and was hit with the machete during the attack in Quinton, Birmingham.

West Midlands Police said the victim, who is lucky not to have been killed, had been in a property on Rilstone Road when a number of vehicles pulled up on Tuesday evening.

Police believe it to have been a targeted attack.

A spokesman described it as ferocious and violent and said the injured, whose arm was nearly severed, man was still in hospital with arm and back injuries.

Source: bbc.co.uk

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