In a shocking incident, a group of assailants hacked a second class school student in Kannur on Monday. The gang hacked and injured Karthik, son of Rahul, a native of Iritty.
Family members of the boy said that the gang arrived to attack Rahul and attacked his son with weapons.
Kannur district has witnessed the worst of political violence in Kerala. It is not yet known if the attack on the boy was politically motivated.