Stabbed teen flies home

A 17-year-old British holidaymaker who was stabbed 17 times and left for dead in an attack in Turkey has returned home to Middlesbrough. He has thanked "the best surgeon in Turkey" for saving his life.

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Stabbed teen's family in Turkey

The family of a British teenager stabbed in Turkey have been visiting the tourist resort of Marmaris where he was found.

Dwayne Ward's brother has been in the tourist resort of Marmaris with Turkish police today.
Dwayne Ward's brother has been in the tourist resort of Marmaris with Turkish police today.

Dwayne Ward is said to be recovering well after being found with multiple stab wounds while on holiday.

Read more: Stabbed British teenager 'recovering well' in Turkey

Dwayne Ward's brother has been in the tourist resort of Marmaris with Turkish police today.
Dwayne Ward's brother has been in the tourist resort of Marmaris with Turkish police today.

Pupils and teachers 'saddened' by tourist stabbing

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.

Stabbed British teenager 'recovering well' in Turkey

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."

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Teen to undergo surgery after Turkey stabbing

A British teenager is to undergo surgery in Turkey after being repeatedly stabbed in the Tepe district of the holiday resort of Marmaris.

The 17-year-old is expected to undergo surgery after being stabbed in the Tepe district of Turkey. Credit: Google Maps

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."

British teenager critically ill after stabbing in Turkey

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.

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."

– Foreign Office