Man stabbed while walking

2017-05-24 06:00

A MAN was hospitalised on Wednesday after being stabbed 11 times while walking down Chesterfield Road in Pietermaritzburg.

ER24 paramedics were called to the scene after a security member had spotted the man.

Upon arrival, paramedics found the man seated next to a security hut.

Upon assessment, paramedics discovered he had sustained 11 stab wounds over his abdomen and chest.

Paramedics treated the man and thereafter transported him to Northdale Provincial Hospital.

It is understood that the man had been attacked by an unknown number of men.

Local authorities will be launching an investigation into the matter.

- Supplied.

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