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    Knife Attack in Hong Kong Leaves Three People Injured - Reports (Video)

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    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Three people have been injured, one critically, after being attacked by a knife-wielding man in the town of Tseung Kwan O in eastern Hong Kong, local media reported.

    A witness said a man in his 40s attacked a 24-year-old man and two women aged 26 and 35 with a butcher knife after an altercation with them, the broadcaster RTHK said.

    According to the report, the perpetrator later left the crime scene.

    WARNING: The following video may offend sensibilities

    ​A police investigation of the incident is underway, the broadcaster added.

    The injured individuals have been taken to a hospital.

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