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# machete - Monday 21 September, 2020

Man seriously injured after being stabbed during burglary in Waterford

A man armed with a machete entered a house in Saint Herblain Park at approximately 3am.

# machete - Friday 22 November, 2019

Men to appear in court over social media threats to kill

It’s believed the arrests are connected to a machete attack carried out last weekend.

# machete - Monday 18 November, 2019

'She is a hero': Girl (13) was protecting 11-month-old nephew when stabbed

The girl was seriously injured when a gang of men armed with machetes forced their way into a house in Lisnaskea.

# machete - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Gardaí investigate machete fight outside Carrick-on-Shannon chipper

The incident happened on Saturday evening.

# machete - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

Fourth man arrested over gruesome machete murder of Mikolaj Wilk in Ballincollig

The Cork resident was brutally assaulted on 10 June 2018.

# machete - Thursday 3 January, 2019

Investigation launched as armed raiders rob Dublin Lidl

An eyewitness said the raiders burst into the store and began shouting at staff and customers.

# machete - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

Gardaí believe machete killers are Irish as they renew appeal for information over murder

Gardaí are looking to speak to taxi drivers operating in the local area on the night of Mikolaj “Nick” Wilk’s murder.

# machete - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

Gardaí probe at least four different potential motives after machete murder of man in Cork

Mikolaj “Nick” Wilk (35) was killed in his home in Ballincollig, Cork.

# machete - Monday 23 April, 2018

Man hospitalised after 'horrific' attack in Co Meath

Witnesses reported a large knife or machete was used in the assault.

# machete - Thursday 5 April, 2018

Police in UK seal off road after reports of man 'armed with machetes'

The incident is not being treated as terror-related.

# machete - Sunday 5 November, 2017

'You never know who would be after us': Security beefed up at Leinster House amid fear of threats

The Taoiseach has criticised security at Leinster House for being far less stringent as other national parliaments.

# machete - Thursday 28 September, 2017

Police deploy taser on man who carried machete into Antrim shop

The incident happened shortly before 5pm on Wednesday.

# machete - Friday 25 August, 2017

Man who attacked soldiers with knife in Brussels shot dead

Local media report that the man attacked two soldiers with a knife on the boulevard Emile Jacqmain.

# machete - Friday 11 August, 2017

Teenage boy stabbed to death after being confronted by men with machete

Police in London have said Jermaine Goupall’s family are “devastated”.

# machete - Saturday 4 February, 2017

Louvre reopens 24 hours after machete attack

Investigators are examining a Twitter account that posted messages referencing Islamic State just before the attack.

# machete - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

Teenagers seriously injure man and attack bus with machete in Glasgow

Two males have been arrested in connection with the attack.

# machete - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

Man cuts off his wife's hands with a machete because they can't have children

Jackline Mwende Ngila said that tests showed that her husband, who has been charged with attempted murder, is the one with reproductive issues.

# machete - Sunday 24 July, 2016

Man kills woman and injures others in machete attack

The 21-year-old man was known to police.

# machete - Thursday 7 April, 2016

Anti-Islamist blogger "hacked with a machete" before being shot dead

The killing of Nazimuddin Samad is the sixth such murder of a secular activist in Bangladesh in the last 15 months.

# machete - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

Elderly woman hacked to death by machete-wielding crowd over suspected witchcraft

“While she was sick, the wife often felt possessed and said that the old woman had cast a spell on her.”

# machete - Saturday 26 December, 2015

Scenes of panic in UK shopping centre after reports of man with machete

Some shoppers believed an altercation between two men was a terrorist attack.

# machete - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

WATCH: Man attacking cars with a machete gets run over

The 25-year-old had been terrorising locals by screaming and smashing car windows with the sword.

# machete - Saturday 21 March, 2015

Man armed with wasp spray and machete shot by police at airport

One passenger was injured with a graze on the arm during the incident.

# machete - Friday 27 February, 2015

Man charged over machete attack on teenage girl in Cork

An 18-year-old was struck on the side of her head with a machete.

# machete - Saturday 24 January, 2015

# machete - Monday 6 October, 2014

Man armed with machete robs from bank customer

Police are hoping members of the public can help identify the suspect.

# machete - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

From The42 Four men in custody after machete attack on French internationals Madness

Four men in custody after machete attack on French internationals

Aurélien Rougerie, Julien Pierre and Benjamin Kayser were set upon by armed thugs in the early hours of Sunday morning.

# machete - Sunday 20 July, 2014

From The42 French rugby internationals injured in vicious machete attack Assault

French rugby internationals injured in vicious machete attack

Aurelien Rougerie, Julien Pierre and Benjamin Kayser were set upon as they walked back to their team hotel last night.

# machete - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

16-year-old has three fingers cut off by criminal gang in "barbaric" attack

The attack has been described as “barbaric” by a local councillor.

# machete - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Two attacked by masked men armed with machete and rifle in East Belfast

One of the men attacked was struck by the suspected firearm during the incident.

# machete - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Trekkers attacked with machetes and spears in Papua New Guinea

Two guides were hacked to death during the shocking incident.

# machete - Monday 12 August, 2013

Machete used in Waterford aggravated burglary

A man in his 20s has been detained by gardaí.

# machete - Thursday 23 May, 2013

Two more people arrested as police continue investigation into Woolwich attack

A man and a woman have been arrested, while the two chief suspects remain under arrest in separate hospitals.

Woolwich victim named by UK Ministry of Defence

The soldier killed in a machete attack on a London street has been named as Drummer Lee Rigby.

Security increased at London barracks after suspected terrorist attack on soldier

Witnesses to the brutal attack said the men responsible stayed on the scene encouraging passers-by to take photos.

# machete - Monday 26 November, 2012

South Africa: British man killed by attackers with machetes

Christopher Preece was attacked at his farm in Ficksburg, near the Lesotho border. His wife Felicity was seriously injured.

# machete - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

Gardaí questioning four men following incident at Ennis school

It is understood that one man was carrying a machete outside the primary school.

# machete - Saturday 23 April, 2011

Two charged over meat cleaver attack which almost severed man’s arm

The victim, who was attacked following an altercation outside a Spar on Dublin’s North Circular Road, remains in the Mater Hospital where he underwent emergency surgery to reattach his arm.

# machete - Friday 22 April, 2011

Man critically ill after arm is partially severed in Dublin attack

Gardaí have arrested two men following the assault near a shop on the North Circular Road in Dublin.