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Woman fighting for life after being stabbed

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A woman is fighting for her life after a double stabbing in Salford, Manchester.

The victim, in her 50s, is in a critical condition in hospital, police said. A man, understood to be the woman’s husband, was also attacked and injured.

The pair were at home in Kersal on Wednesday night when the incident happened.

A 20-year-old suspect was arrested at the scene.

In a statement, Greater Manchester Police said:

Shortly before 9.30pm on Wednesday 7 March 2018 police were called to reports of a stabbing at a property on Eastcombe Avenue in Salford.

On arrival, officers discovered a woman in her 50s who had suffered serious stab wounds.

A man in his 50s had also suffered a number of slash wounds.

Both currently remain in hospital and the woman is in a critical condition.

A 20-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. He remains in custody for questioning.

– Greater Manchester Police