Australia: British Backpacker dies from knife wounds while trying to assist fellow Briton

Posted on August 30, 2016 • Filed under: Australia, Tourists Attacked, Tourists Killed

telegraph.co.uk reported a 30-year-old British backpacker in Australia who was hailed as a hero after he tried to defend fellow Briton during a knife attack at a hostel has died of stab wounds in hospital.

Tom Jackson, from Congleton in Cheshire, was repeatedly stabbed in the head, face and body last Tuesday night by French national Smail Ayad, 29, after rushing to assist Mia Ayliffe-Chung, 21. Read Article

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