[thechat] Friend of mine stabbed, not in danger

Syed Zeeshan Haider szh at hotpop.com
Thu Nov 13 03:35:00 CST 2003


> A fellow technical architect and asp.net specialist (who's also been a
> 'thelist' reader for a few years), Matthieu, was stabbed without a word by a
> on Friday who wanted to snatch his laptop computer.

I feel really sorry for your friend and feel deep sympathy for him.
Worst effect of this incident could be psychological and I think this effect is
ignored in many cases (at least in Asia).
Best wishes from me for your friend!

> Mat stopped a blow with his hands and was safe because another blow to his
> thorax ended into his camera, which he luckily had stashed in his breast
> The guy got away with the laptop, of course.
> Mat's hands were operated this weekend and now he's safe, although his fingers
> are going to be insensitive for maybe a year.
> What I find crazy is that the guy said nothing. I mean, if someone with a
> went up to me and said, "hey, give me your laptop", I wouldn't play hero,
> I? Yet this guy said nothing and stabbed first. And got away with it. I'm sure
> he'll never be found again.
> I had Mat on the phone on Monday night and he sounded all right, although
> shocked and a bit numb with all the anaesthetics.

In which country your friend is? What does the police say about the incident?

All the best to you and your friend!
Syed Zeeshan Haider.

Allah says to Mankind:
"Then which of the favours of your Lord will ye deny?"

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