Man charged with attempted murder in Akureyri

A man in his twenties has been charged with attempted murder in Akureyri last November and posession of an illegal weapon.

He stabbed another man repeatedly in the head and body outside Arion Bank on November 3rd. 

The victim was left with ten knife wounds and two separate skull fractures. He was also repeatedly hit and kicked by his attacker. A bloody knife was found in the possession of the perpetrator who was arrested shortly after the attack.  

According to police the victim was incredibly lucky to survive. 

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