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Thai still suffers from attack

A Thai transvestite is still suffering from pain and trauma more than two weeks after being assaulted with a hockey stick and an iron rod by four youths.

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26th July 2013 12:34

Alessia Valenza

The transvestite, who wished only to be identified as Lily, has since been discharged and is now recuperating at a friend’s house in Jalan Bukit Ubi near here. She said that the vicious attack had caused her to receive 73 stitches on her head.

“I still have nightmares and I’m scared to go out of the house. I jolt awake when I hear vehicles going past. My vision and voice are also affected. I’m dizzy and my body feels weak,” she said.

Recalling the unprovoked attack in the wee hours of July 4, Lily, 33, said that she was walking back home with her 40-year-old brother after eating at a stall.

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