A Zambian in Gemiston, South Africa has sustained life threatening injuries after being stabbed on the forehead by a group of unknown people.
Daniel Lupiya 33 was attacked in the morning on his way home after dropping his niece at one of the schools in the area.
According to the information availed to the Zambian Mission in Pretoria, Mr. Lupiya was brutally attacked after a group of unknown people greeted him in the local dialect but could not respond.
He was then brutally stabbed and left for dead but was rushed to Gemiston Hospital where he was attended to.
His condition has been described as stable.
This is according to a statement availed to ZNBC News First Secretary Press and Public Relations at the Zambian High Commission in Pretoria South Africa Naomi Nyawali.
Ms. Nyawali said the assailants’ motive for the brutal attack has not yet been fully established but it is suspected that he was attacked because of the current wave of violent attacks against foreigners in South Africa.
Mr. Lupiya has been in South Africa for two months visiting his brother who lives in that country.
And the Mission will like to advise Zambians in South Africa to take precautionary measures to ensure that they are safe.
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