Axeman attacks Swedish tourist in India
TT/The Local · 7 Jan 2007, 12:20
Published: 07 Jan 2007 12:20 GMT+01:00
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.