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South Korean lawmaker attacked in street


 , Updated 17:56, 25-Jan-2024

A South Korean ruling party lawmaker was attacked by an unidentified assailant on the street in Seoul on Thursday and has been taken to hospital, Yonhap news agency reported.

Bae Hyun-jin, 40, was struck with an "object believed to be a blunt instrument," the report said, adding that her condition was "not life-threatening."

Police later arrested the suspect, and an investigation is underway. 

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