Italy: American tourist stabbed in Florence

Posted on May 22, 2013 • Filed under: Italy, Tourist Attacked

An American tourist underwent emergency surgery to remove a kidney after he was stabbed in Florence’s main square in front of the city’s famous Duomo cathedral on Tuesday, reports. Doctors said the 68-year-old tourist suffered knife wounds to a kidney and a lung but was no longer critical on Wednesday and was conscious and breathing unaided. Police have arrested a 37-year-old homeless man from the southern Italian city of Bari over the stabbing. Read article

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