In Brief

PUBLISHED : Monday, 02 July, 2007, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 02 July, 2007, 12:00am

Four assaulted in Shenzhen

Four Hong Kong residents were wounded by about seven knife-wielding men in an ambush in Shenzhen at 4am yesterday. The four men, aged 30 to 36, said they were attacked after they had a dispute with staff in a karaoke lounge in Futian. They received initial treatment in Shenzhen before returning to the city through the Man Kam To checkpoint and being admitted to North District Hospital. Three were in stable condition last night and one had been discharged.

Shattering glass hurts mum, baby

A woman and her 22-month-old son suffered cuts when a glass door shattered in the bathroom of their Pacific Palisades home in North Point. Police said the 37-year-old mother was bathing her son when the door broke at 2.50pm. They were taken to Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital.

Taxi driver faints and crashes

A driver was slightly injured when he fainted and his taxi mounted a pavement in Central, hitting a post near a fire station on Cotton Tree Drive at 11.10am. The 44-year-old man said he had passed out because of a drop in his blood sugar level. He was taken to Queen Mary Hospital.

15 rescued from stranded boat

A pleasure boat carrying 15 passengers ran aground near an island at Inner Port Shelter. Marine police took the unhurt passengers ashore at Sai Kung pier after the incident, which took place at Cham Tau Chau at 6.15pm.

Woman kills herself in sea

A 57-year-old woman drowned after throwing herself into the sea off Villa Esplanada, Tsing Yi, at 4.40am. Police found a suicide note. Her son said she had been ill.