A Russian diplomat was stabbed Friday in the Canadian capital following a drunken quarrel, officials and media reports said.
Ottawa police said they responded to an emergency call at 8:43 am (1243 GMT) about a stabbing near the Russian Embassy and found a 44-year-old man suffering from "stab wounds."
The victim was taken to hospital and treated for non-life-threatening injuries, while a second man was taken into custody for questioning.
John Babcock, spokesman for Canada's Department of Foreign Affairs, told AFP that government officials have been in touch with the Russian Embassy.Read More...
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