Woman injured by glass-coated kite string

The victim’s hands stained with blood.

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MIRI, August 16: A woman suffered injuries when a kite string, coated with sharp powdered glass, sliced both her hands.

Prior to the incident, the victim, in her 30’s had been riding a motorcycle home, heading towards Luak. The incident occurred near a grocery shop at Jalan Luak Bay, around 6.11pm on Wednesday.

The victim’s niece uploaded a picture of her aunt’s bleeding hands on social media after the incident. In her post, the niece said the incident could have been life threatening, as well as could have caused an accident.

Most netizens commenting on the post were furious over the incident as the string posed a danger to motorists.

It was understood that the victim went to hospital to seek medical treatment for her injuries. — DayakDaily