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Axeman attacks Swedish tourist in India

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12:20 CET+01:00
A Swedish woman on holiday in India was attacked on Saturday by a man with an axe, Aftonbladet has reported.

According to the paper, the woman, who was holidaying in the south-western state of Kerala, was struck on the head with the axe, which had to be removed in hospital. The attacker is thought to be mentally ill.

The Swedish embassy in New Delhi and the travel agency handling the woman's vacation have both confirmed that she was attacked.

Her condition is said to be stable.

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