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This is the shocking moment a man is filmed beating his ex-wife on the pavement before reportedly stabbing her as their daughter screams in the background.
The incident took place in the district of Kiziltepe in the south-eastern Turkish province of Mardin when the unnamed man saw his ex-wife with their daughter on the street.
According to local media, he attacked the 35-year-old woman, identified as H.D., in front of a crowd of shoppers.
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He reportedly started beating his ex-wife while passersby tried to intervene.
Meanwhile, he continued beating the victim while their young daughter was screaming and then allegedly began to stab her with a knife.
After stabbing the victim, he fled the scene while the injured mother was taken to a nearby hospital by ambulance.
She is said to be seriously injured and in a critical condition.
Meanwhile, the local authorities have confirmed that they are investigating the incident and are currently trying to track down the suspect.
In the video footage, a man in a white T-shirt is seen standing over a woman on the ground while a frantic young girl in pink top screams.
Several bystanders intervene and the man is seen being escorted away while the victim appears to get to her feet.
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