A doctor has been stabbed in the face outside a medical centre in Greater Manchester.
The locum GP was leaving the Elms Medical Centre in Whitefield when he was attacked by two men wearing hoodies.
He was taken to hospital for emergency surgery, and is understood to have received plastic surgery.
Police have launched an investigation.
At around 1.15pm on April 27th, police were called to Elms Medical Centre on Green Lane to reports that a man had been slashed with a knife outside the premises.
The man sustained serious injuries to his face and was taken to hospital for treatment.
Further enquiries established that two men wearing hoodies had set on the victim as he was getting into his car before they left the scene in a Vauxhall Astra."
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An inquest's ruled a soldier killed during military training died as a result of poor safety practices.
Fusilier James Wilkinson, from Whitefield, was shot in the neck by a colleague trying to fix a jammed machine gun during a live firing exercise in Kenya.
A soldier killed during military training died as a result of poor safety practices, an inquest jury has ruled.
Fusilier James Wilkinson, from Whitefield, was shot through the neck by a colleague trying to fix a jammed machine gun during a live firing exercise in Kenya in November 2011.
In a narrative verdict the jury at the inquest in Oldham found the 21 year old died as a result of an "inappropriate" and "ill-judged" decision by a senior officer to fix the weapon.