A teenager who was stabbed 17 times whilst on holiday in Turkey has returned home to Middlesbrough.
17-year-old Dwayne Ward was attacked in the popular tourist resort of Marmaris on Monday 24th July.
Two local men have been arrested in connection with the stabbing of a British teenager in Turkey.
Attilay Dincer, 31, and Ismail A, 24, were arrested on Thursday, after Dwayne Ward was found with stab wounds in the tourist resort of Marmaris on Tuesday morning.
The family of a British teenager stabbed in Turkey have been visiting the tourist resort of Marmaris where he was found.
Dwayne Ward is said to be recovering well after being found with multiple stab wounds while on holiday.
Pupils and staff at the school of stabbed British tourist Dwayne Ward have said they are deeply saddened by the attack on the 17-year-old.
A school spokesman said: "Staff and students at the Academy were deeply saddened by the news that a former student was left fighting for his life after a knife attack while on a family holiday in Turkey.
"The thoughts and prayers of staff and students go out to Dwayne in the express hope that he can make a complete recovery.
"There is a real sense of communal support for his accompanying family, who are having to come to terms with these traumatic circumstances."
It is believed two men have been arrested in connection with the attack and are being interviewed by police.
A teenager from Middlesbrough who was repeatedly stabbed while on holiday with his family in Turkey is said to be "recovering well".
Dwayne Ward, 17, was left fighting for his life in intensive care after reportedly being stabbed more than a dozen times in the tourist resort of Marmaris.
Reports said local residents spotted the bloodied teenager lying in a garden at around 7.30am on Tuesday before he was rushed to hospital.
Carolyn Ward, the aunt of Dwayne, said he is "recovering well".
Speaking from a fancy dress shop in Middlesbrough, Mrs Ward said she was referring calls to the injured teenager's brother and sister.
But Mrs Ward, who is Dwayne's aunt by marriage, did say: "We have been told he is recovering well, thankfully."
A British teenager is to undergo surgery in Turkey after being repeatedly stabbed in the Tepe district of the holiday resort of Marmaris.
The Foreign Office said it was aware that a British teenager had been taken to hospital.
A spokesman said: "We are aware of the case and can confirm that we are aware of the hospitalisation of a British national in Marmaris on June 25.
"We are providing consular assistance."
A British teenager is critically ill in hospital in Turkey after being repeatedly stabbed. The 17-year-old was discovered in a garden in the Tepe district of the popular holiday resort of Marmaris. Two men are reported to have been arrested over the stabbing.
– Foreign Office
We are aware of the case and can confirm that we are aware of the hospitalisation of a British national in Marmaris on June 25. We are providing consular assistance."