Bara stabbing: A love story gone wrong

Police believe the man who stabbed a Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital nurse was her boyfriend.

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JOHANNESBURG - Fresh details have emerged as police search for a man who stabbed a nurse at the Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital in Soweto, south of Johannesburg.

Police believe the woman, who is originally from Bushbuckridge in Limpopo, was stabbed by her boyfriend.

She was repeatedly stabbed during her shift on Thursday evening.

Police spokesperson Captain Phepi Matlou-Mteto said "It's a love story gone wrong."

She said the suspect left an envelope with a diary inside at the hospital.

Police said the diary shed details about relationship problems the man and nurse had.