Man hospitalised after Fonongahina machette attack

A  man was hospitalised after a savage machete attack  in Fonongahina last week .

The man, who was unofficially identified as  Samoa Latai of Fua’amotu, was attacked before he managed to escape the scene and allegedly got help from a passerby.

It was alleged two men on a pick up van arrived at Latai’s residence and picked him up before the incident happened.

A photo of Latai while in hospital obtained by Kaniva News shows Latai received wounds to both his rightand left hands.

Police in Tonga did not immediately respond to our request for comments.

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