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Two children fatally stabbed in Kedah

Bernama  |  Published:  |  Modified:

Two children were killed and a man was seriously injured when stabbed by a suspected drug addict in an incident at Kampung Kuala Sungai Yan late yesterday.

Yan district police chief DSP Shahnaz Akhtar, in a brief statement issued today, said the police were informed of the incident at 11.55 pm and based on early information, the victims were a four-year-old girl and a 14-month-old boy, while the injured man was 52-years old.

Police have arrested the suspect, aged 49, in the same village at about 1.30 am today.

Based on initial investigations, the suspect had a previous record for a drug-related offence, Shahnaz said.

Shahnaz said the bodies of the two children had been sent to Sultanah Bahiyah Hospital in Alor Setar for post-mortem.

- Bernama

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