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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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."

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