Three hurt in sword horror Hand sev­ered by Samurai blade


Kentish Express Ashford & District - - Front Page - By Sa­man­tha Wil­liams

Three men needed hos­pi­tal treat­ment – one for a sev­ered hand – af­ter a samurai sword was used in a vi­o­lent lunchtime street fight. Up to six men were in­volved in the clash near the KFC fast food restau­rant at the junc­tion of Christchurch Road and Beaver Road in South Ash­ford about

saw­illiams@thek­m­ 12.15pm on Mon­day.

Two Ash­ford teenagers – aged 19 and 16 – have been ar­rested on sus­pi­cion of as­sault

caus­ing griev­ous bod­ily harm. Po­lice say three men were taken to the Wil­liam Har­vey Hos­pi­tal with in­juries be­lieved to have been caused by a bladed weapon. One vic­tim, aged 27, re­mains in hos­pi­tal. Wit­ness Bijay Shrestha said: “I saw a man with blood on his hand.

“He was with five or six other guys. They flagged the am­bu­lance down. Then the po­lice came.”

Pic­ture: Paul Amos FM3007162

Po­lice seal off the area out­side KFC af­ter the fight in South Ash­ford

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