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Stabbing Victim Still in Critical Condition

The man who was assaulted on Thursday is still in critical condition at Landspítali hospital in Reykjavík; he was stabbed in the neck on Laugavegur, Reykjavík’s main shopping street.

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From Laugavegur. Photo by Páll Stefánsson.

The man, who is in his forties, is being kept in a drug-induced coma for the time being in the intensive care unit due to the life-threating injuries he suffered, a physician told Morgunbladid.

The artery in his neck ruptured causing heavy bleeding. The suspected assailant, also in his forties, was arrested at the scene and taken to custody.

Click here for more on the assault

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