A woman was repeatedly hacked by a man at Kuttipuram railway station on Monday night. A knife-wielding man stabbed the woman who was waiting to catch a train to Bengaluru. 

The victim, a native of Vengadu, Athippara, suffered severe injuries on her jaws. She had been admitted to a private hospital in Perinthalmanna. 

The incident took place at 9 pm. The attacker tried to escape after hacking her but the passengers and local people managed to catch him.

He was later handed over in police custody.