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Posted: Tuesday, May 24, 2016. 2:50 pm CST.

Posted: Tuesday, May 24, 2016. 2:52 p.m. CST

6. chopping(1)By BBN Staff: Dangriga Police visited the Independence Polly Clinic on Saturday night at around 11:24, after receiving reports of a chopping incident in Trio Village.

Upon arrival, officers saw Jose Coc, 33, suffering from large cut wounds to his abdomen, left foot and right hand. His hand was later amputated.

The Trio watchman told police that around 11:00 that night, he went to work on the outskirts of Trio Village at a site where materials are housed for renovation of a bridge. While there, he was attacked by two unknown men who inflicted the chop wounds.

Coc was later transported to the Southern Regional Hospital where he remains in a stable condition as police investigations continue.

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