Trauma doctors reveal horror of knife crime ‘epidemic’

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Exclusive: number of stabbing victims with life-threatening injuries rises sharply in two years

The number of stabbing victims with life-threatening injuries treated by specialist trauma doctors has increased by 34% in two years, according to NHS figures obtained by the Guardian.

Doctors are also reporting an increase in the severity of attacks, with victims increasingly arriving in hospital with multiple puncture wounds

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