A South Korean tourist was hospitalized on Monday after he was attacked by a sword-wielding assailant in a botched carjacking attempt.

 
Ripcurl SearchGPS
Billabong Boardshorts

Share this

Tourist Hospitalized After Sword Attack in Bali

A South Korean tourist was hospitalized on Monday after he was attacked by a sword-wielding assailant in a botched carjacking attempt.

Illustration

Illustration

Kim Seong-cheol, 42, was returning to his car parked on Jalan Darmawangsa in South Kuta when a man riding a motorcycle brandished a sword and attacked him. The victim fought back but was injured when the would-be thief slashed Kim’s left arm with the sword.

The attacker, identified as Alexander Sakan, 29, from Kupang, then fled the scene in Kim’s car.

Kim’s shouts for help were heard by people near to the crime scene and a group of vigilantes pursued Alexander on motorcycles and on foot.

Alexander abandoned the car after it crashed into a government office building, running to the beach in an attempt to flee on a speed boat.

The crowd managed to apprehend him after the boat’s engine failed to start. The mob began attacking Alexander before police arrived to rescue him.

Source: The Jakarta Globe | Author: Made Arya Kencana | Image: NPS – Roberto Insalata

KEYWORDS:
, , ,

RELATED NEWS

kuta-baliTourist Arrivals in Bali Reached 3.76 Million in 2014

Luiz-Paulo-mota-surfonline.com_.br_Ricardo Dos Santos Shooter Was Drunk, Tests Confirm

dps_800_slideshow-slide-2-mr-admin-d5062eeeaa7730a8717465c515bb0e830a15d44c2Free Visa On Arrival All Nonsense

12(14)Suspect in Ricardo dos Santos Shooting Death Claims Self-Defense

61724Tourist Attractions Should Be Improved

229-kuta-traffic-jamBali Can be Beastly for the Balinese


Share this

Add comment