Police in Limassol, Cyprus are investigating an attempted murder of a Sri Lankan woman, 49, reportedly by her estranged husband aged 46.
According to initial information, the woman was attacked and injured with a knife at the house where she is employed as a domestic worker in Zakaki. One report said an argument occurred over the signing of divorce papers, Cyprus Mail reported.
The woman was stabbed in the abdomen and the head a neck area with a knife, after which her attacker fled.
She is said to be currently undergoing surgery at Limassol general hospital. Police are searching for her ex husband, also from Sri Lanka.