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# attack - Today’s News

Disabled man slashed with Stanley knife in mid-afternoon mugging

Thieves slashed the man twice in the arm – once before and once after the robbery.

# attack - Monday 31 August, 2015

Woman dragged from her car and raped in Manchester car park

Police are searching for her attacker who has been described as an Asian man with a heavily pock-marked face.

# attack - Saturday 29 August, 2015

Sheriff’s deputy shot multiple times at Texas petrol station

47-year-old Darren Goforth was pumping petrol into his vehicle when a man approached him from behind and opened fire.

# attack - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

Man hands himself into police after video released of attack on cyclist London This post contains videos

Man hands himself into police after video released of attack on cyclist

In the footage released yesterday the man can be seen shouting at and pushing the woman to the ground.

Prisoner attacked two officers escorting him from hospital

One officer had facial injuries while the other had an injury to his shoulder.

Woman in iconic 9/11 ‘Dust Lady’ photo dies of cancer

Marcy Borders said her cancer diagnosis was as a result of inhaling toxic air from the attack.

# attack - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Three Mountjoy prison officers hospitalised after attack by prisoner

The officers were punched and had liquid thrown on them in the attack.

# attack - Monday 24 August, 2015

Blow-by-blow account of how heroes overpowered French train attacker

Today the French President Francois Hollande presented the four men with the Legion of Honor, one of France’s highest honours, at the Elysee Palace.

Family of Cork man injured in one-punch attack travelling to Sydney

The 29 year old remains in hospital in an induced coma.

# attack - Thursday 20 August, 2015

From The42 ‘Have we hit our best? I don’t think we have’ – Ireland’s Sexton looks for more Growth Mindset

‘Have we hit our best? I don’t think we have’ – Ireland’s Sexton looks for more

The out-half wants his team to continue the attacking verve they showed in the Six Nations win over Scotland.

# attack - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

The hunt for the Bangkok bomber – what we know so far

The man, who “didn’t act alone”, “might be foreign or Thai” according to police.

# attack - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

Scottish police investigate viral clip of teenage girl being hit and kicked

A 15-year-old girl has been charged.

Thai police release photos of Bangkok bombing suspect

Earlier today there was a second explosion in the capital. No injuries have been reported.

# attack - Sunday 16 August, 2015

Manhunt in Paris after shooting of police officer at government building

It is unclear why the men were in the Interior Ministry complex.

# attack - Saturday 15 August, 2015

Young man attacked at his home by gang with baseball bats and metal bars

The attack took place in North Belfast last night.

# attack - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

Ikea suspect ‘stabbed himself in the stomach’ after knife attack

The injured man is reported to have been handed a deportation order shortly before the attack.

Dog has both eyes removed after Waterford chemical attack

The dog was found on the Cork Road area of Waterford.

# attack - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

Elderly man accuses Alabama mayor of sleeping with his wife, beats him with baseball bat

Mayor Larry Barton was previously convicted of cashing $5,000 worth of checks made out to a fake tree surgeon.

Man arrested over alleged sexual assault in South Dublin yesterday evening

It happened at around 7pm yesterday.

# attack - Monday 10 August, 2015

Two people stabbed to death at Ikea store in Sweden

The attack took place in the store’s kitchen accessories section.

# attack - Saturday 8 August, 2015

QUIZ: Did these seagull attack stories actually happen?

How prepared are you for a gull attack? Let’s find out.

An elderly woman squeezed a man’s testicles after he hit her when she was walking her dog

A police spokesperson said “the attacker got more than he bargained for”.

# attack - Friday 7 August, 2015

Man jailed after raping girl (14) in a field as she was walking to a friend’s house

Martin Stokes (24) was jailed for ten years after a trial in which he called the girl a liar.

# attack - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

Teen who attacked and humiliated two girls in viral video avoids jail

The girl has been remanded into council accommodation for her own safety.

# attack - Monday 3 August, 2015

Man with serious head injuries lay undiscovered in field for hours

The 20-year-old was attacked in the field early yesterday, but the crime was only reported later in the day.

# attack - Saturday 1 August, 2015

Palestinian toddler burned to death in ‘settler’ arson attack

The attack happened yesterday and also critically wounded the toddler’s parents and brother.

# attack - Friday 31 July, 2015

A surfer has punched an attacking shark in “a Mick Fanning replay”

It happened near a popular tourist spot north of Sydney, near where a bodyboarder was mauled earlier this month.

# attack - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

Manhunt in Barcelona as two injured in gun attack on main tourist street

One of the injured was shot while the other was hurt by broken glass.

# attack - Monday 27 July, 2015

Councillor attacked by man who said he “smirked” at him

Noel Rock was attacked in Dublin city.

# attack - Saturday 25 July, 2015

Diver killed by shark as daughter watches on

The attack occurred in an area not known for shark attacks.

# attack - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

‘To pick him up at customs in a box is not fair, not fair in any way’

The sister of the 23-year-old Irish man killed in a one punch attack has spoken of her family’s devastation.

# attack - Monday 20 July, 2015

Violent footage shows vigilante attack on man

He was punched twice and kicked in the head.

# attack - Sunday 19 July, 2015

Petrol bombs and bricks thrown at police who were lured to scene

The PSNI said it believes an initial phone call about the first device was designed to lure police into the area to be targeted by a second bomb.

# attack - Saturday 18 July, 2015

Isis attack leaves close to 100 people dead

The attack in Iraq happened earlier this morning.

# attack - Thursday 16 July, 2015

Man in his 20s arrested over rape of teenage girl

The girl, believed to be aged 17, was attacked as she was walking in the town in the early hours of 5 July.

# attack - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

Teenager charged in relation to Facebook ‘forced apology’ video

The film shows a teenager hitting the girls and forcing them to get on their knees and grovel.

Model Thalia Heffernan mugged by teens on way to work

The 20-year-old model was struck in the face as a teenage girl ripped her bag off her back.

# attack - Monday 13 July, 2015

From The42 Football fan found guilty of attacking a steward with an inflatable shark Shark Attack

Football fan found guilty of attacking a steward with an inflatable shark

Yes, you did read that correctly.

# attack - Saturday 11 July, 2015

WATCH: Serbian PM stoned while attending commemoration for victims of massacre

More than 1,000 of the bodies of those killed are yet to be recovered.

# attack - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

Three people gored in Spain’s ‘Running of the Bulls’ festival

This has happened on the first day of the San Fermin festival.

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