The 25-year-old Malawian woman is said to be in a stable condition after emergency surgery in hospital following a horror attack when her Angolan partner stabbed her 17 times in Manchester, England last Wednesday night.
Nyasa Times has identified the woman as Lizzie Namukhopwa, a mother of three whose husband an Angolan Antonio Francisco Neto, 45 of Buile Street, Salford has since been arrested and charged with attempted murder.
Greater Manchester Police found the Malawian woman with wounds to her torso, hands and legs at her house, following an abandoned 999 call to an address in Teignmouth Avenue, Collyhurst, at around 11.15pm .
She is stable in hospital after undergoing surgery, police said.
A police spokesman said: “She was taken to hospital, where she underwent surgery for 17 stab wounds to her torso and legs. She is now in a stable condition in hospital.”
According to Press Association report in Lancaster Evening Post, Detective Chief InspectorAndy Cunliffe of North Manchester division said: “We have a team of detectives investigating this incident and we have made an arrest.
“Fortunately, the woman is in a stable condition and she has been sat up in hospital talking to specially-trained officers, who are supporting her.”
Anyone with information they wish to pass on is asked to call police on 101, or the independent charity, Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111.