Teen speaks about Turkey attack

A 17-year-old from Middlesbrough who was stabbed up to 17 times while on holiday has spoken about his ordeal. Dwayne Ward branded his attackers 'disgusting'.

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Stab victim: I thought I was going to die

A teenager from Middlesbrough who was stabbed and left for dead while on holiday in Turkey told ITV Tyne Tees he thought he was going to die.

Dwayne Ward, 17, was attacked after kissing a girl in a bar in Marmaris two weeks ago.

He was operated on by surgeons in the resort and is now recovering at home.

Dwayne said: "My mam started reassuring me that I wasn't going to die, and then I started getting better and better and I was thinking; I can get over this and get on with my life."

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Full Report: Teenager's miraculous recovery after stabbing

Doctors in Turkey say they are amazed by the continuing recovery of a Middlesbrough teenager.

Dwayne Ward was stabbed, stripped and left for dead in a garden in the busy tourist town of Marmaris.

However, his family now hopes that he could be flown home by the end of the week, despite suffering deep cuts to his body, throat and legs in the attack.

Our correspondent Gregg Easteal sent this report - watch it below.

Stabbed Middlesbrough teen out of hospital

A teenager who was stabbed 17 times on holiday in Turkey is out of hospital after what doctors have described as a remarkable recovery.

It is understood that Dwayne Ward has now gone to the police speak to them about the attack last Monday.

Doctors in Turkey say they are amazed by Dwayne's continuing recovery.

He was stabbed, stripped and left for dead in a garden in the busy tourist town of Marmaris.

His family now hopes that he could be flown home by the end of the week, despite suffering deep cuts to his body, throat and legs in the attack.

Teenager's brother speaks of night of attack

The brother of a teenager from Middlesbrough who was attacked while on holiday in Turkey has told ITV News that they feared he might not survive.

Dwayne Ward was stabbed, stripped and robbed in the resort of Marmaris last Monday.

He is still recovering in hospital and his family say he is continuing to make an excellent recovery,

In an exclusive interview, his older brother Darren has spoken of how upset he is that he got split up from his younger brother the night he was attacked.

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