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UK News 'Hero' girl (13) fights for life after saving baby from 'terrifying' machete attack

10:35  18 november  2019
10:35  18 november  2019 Source:   independent.ie

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A 13 -year-old girl was left in a critical condition in hospital after being attacked by a gang wielding machetes in a house in Co Fermanagh. The teenager was hailed a hero by her family for " saving the life " of her baby nephew after three men forced their way into a house at Trasna Way in Lisnaskea

A 13 -year-old girl is in hospital fighting for her life after a machete -wielding gang broke into her home and stabbed her. She was attacked last night A 41-year-old woman was stabbed in the leg but is no longer in hospital and there was also an 11-month-old baby boy in the house but he was left unharmed.

a bench in front of a building: Ordeal: A video screengrab shows the 13-year-old attacked in Trasna Way in Lisnaskea, Co Fermanagh. Photos: Pacemaker Ordeal: A video screengrab shows the 13-year-old attacked in Trasna Way in Lisnaskea, Co Fermanagh. Photos: Pacemaker

A 13-year-old girl has been praised as a hero for protecting her baby nephew as she was slashed by a gang of men wielding machetes, her family have said. The teenager was last night fighting for her life in hospital following the horrific attack on a house in Co Fermanagh.

The girl’s relative, Elizabeth Joyce, who was also stabbed in the attack, told how the girl threw herself over the baby to protect him after the gang burst into the house at Trasna Way in Lisnaskea at around 9pm on Saturday.

“It is something that we will never get over,” said Ms Joyce, speaking to the BBC.

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She was attacked last night when a gang forced their way into a home and attacked the teen and a Detective Sergeant Keith Monaghan said: “Police received a report at around 9.15pm that a number of males, armed with machetes A baby was also present at the scene but was thankfully unharmed.

“The baby was unharmed because his auntie is a hero ,” she told BBC Northern Ireland. “She is 13 -years-old and she threw her whole self over that baby , and she saved his life . “This attack in Lisnaskea, carried out by men carrying machetes , is to be condemned in the strongest possible terms

“The baby was unharmed because his auntie is a hero. She’s 13 and threw her whole self over that baby, and she saved his life. She is a hero.”

a sign on a rock in the middle of a park: Trasna Way in Lisnaskea, Co Fermanagh. Trasna Way in Lisnaskea, Co Fermanagh. The incident is being treated as attempted murder by the PSNI.

It is understood the family belongs to the Travelling community and the machete attack may be connected to a dispute between two

families in Fermanagh and Longford.

A video, believed to have been filmed by a family member, has since appeared online showing the teenager’s graphic injuries, including a deep slash wound running across her back.

The girl's condition was described as critical but stable.

A video screengrab shows the 13-year-old attacked in Trasna Way in Lisnaskea, Co Fermanagh. Photo: Pacemaker A video screengrab shows the 13-year-old attacked in Trasna Way in Lisnaskea, Co Fermanagh. Photo: Pacemaker It is believed that the gang of men filmed the horrific attack on the girl.

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"A 13 year old girl sustained serious stab wounds as a result and was taken to hospital where she remains in “This must have been a terrifying ordeal for those involved and we are determined to find the men Police cordon off area after man left fighting for his life in hospital after he was stabbed

A 13 -year-old girl is critically ill after being attacked with a machete in front of her baby nephew, the boy’s Police say they are following several lines of enquiry in connection with the attack at a house in “What kind of a man would go and do that to a 13 -year-old girl ? Leave her fighting for her life ?

The PSNI said it is following a number of lines of inquiry as part of its investigation.

Detective Sergeant Keith Monaghan said: "A 13-year-old girl sustained serious stab wounds as a result and was taken to hospital where she remains in a critical but stable condition.

"A 41-year-old woman was also treated for stab wounds to her leg but has since been discharged from hospital.

"This must have been a terrifying ordeal for those involved and we are determined to find the men responsible.

"We have several lines of enquiry which we are progressing at this time, but I would ask anyone with information or who noticed any suspicious activity in the area to contact detectives in Enniskillen and pass that information on," he added.

SDLP councillor Garbhan McPhillips said the local community was in shock that someone so young had been subjected to such a violent attack.

"Everybody's shocked and disgusted. There's no call for any sort of attack like this in today's society," he said.

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A 13 -year-old girl has suffered serious stab wounds after defending her 11-month-old nephew from a gang of men with machetes at a home. Hundreds of students take part in the traditional Raisin Monday foam fight on St Salvator's Lower College Lawn at the University of St Andrews in Fife.

A machete attack in Fermanagh and a pier tragedy in Donegal feature in the NI newspaper review. The Irish News reports that the teenage girl is in a critical but stable condition in hospital with wounds sustained when three men forced their way into a house on Trasna Way in Lisnaskea, County

"What is going through their minds that they would target a young girl?"

The councillor wished the girl a full recovery.

"Lisnaskea is a great community, a tight-knit community. There's no call for something like this to take place," he added.

"There is a feeling of anger that something like this has happened here."

UUP councillor Trevor Warrington said attacks involving machetes are rare in the area.

"Locals are shocked. It is certainly not the type of incident people are accustomed to in Lisnaskea," he said.

Meanwhile, local Alliance representative Matthew Beaumont urged anyone with information to contact the PSNI.

"Whoever was responsible for this horrific attack must be caught quickly and face justice," he said.

"I hope the two females injured make a full and speedy recovery.

"This must have been a terrifying experience for them."

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