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Thursday, May 29, 2008

Gurkha Attacked By His Wife...With His Own Kukri?

A Gurkha serving at Sandhurst is fighting for his life after his throat was slit by his wife at the military academy.

Detectives are looking at whether the soldier's own Kukri blade - a traditional Gurkha weapon - was used in the attack.

The 40-year-old was last night described as being in a serious but stable condition, while his 42-year-old wife was detained under the Mental Health Act.


What's a Kukri, you might ask? This:

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