A 35-year-old Ukrainian woman was seriously injured when she was assaulted in her beauty salon in St Paul Bay on Wednesday. The police said that a Maltese woman who lives nearby is being interrogated.

The woman posted a photo on Facebook of her face showing blood pouring out of a wound on her forehead.

Police said that an argument had broken out and that investigations were still underway.

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