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Girl Discharged from Hospital after Knife Attack

A nine-year-old girl has been discharged from hospital after a young man attacked her with a knife on Saturday, cutting her throat. The attack happened near the swimming pool in Hafnarfjörður.

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The man, who suffers from a mental illness, then threw the knife into the sea but it was later found by police, reports.

The man reportedly ran off after a couple who witnessed the attack shouted at him, with one of them chasing after him.

The man is not believed to be related to the victim.


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