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Amsterdam Stabbing Victim in Recovery

The Icelander who was stabbed in Amsterdam last Thursday was taken off of respiratory support on Saturday and is recovering in a general ward; the assailant has not been caught yet.


From Amsterdam. Photo by Páll Stefánsson.

“He’s doing remarkably well considering the circumstances,” his father told

The 36-year-old Icelander is thought to have been assaulted by a soccer hooligan from Ireland or Scotland. He was walking with two friends when he was stabbed five times in the back, severely injuring him. He gave a statement to the police last Saturday.


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