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Man has hand cut off in street attack

Crime DeskBy Sunday World
Police in the UK are investigating the horrific incident
Police in the UK are investigating the horrific incident

A man has had his hand cut off during a street attack in Essex in England.

A man in his 20s was attacked in the town of Loughton on Friday night and police have launched a murder investigation according to Sky News.

They say that the man was on a night out when he was attacked by a group of men. Police suspect the man may have been targetted.

One man arrested in the aftermath of the attack and a large knife was also retrieved by police.

The victim is currently recovering in hospital as police hunt for the other men involved in the brutal assault.