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NTNU Statement on MTC Student Accident

<font face="Arial"> <p><font face="Arial"></font></p> <p><font face="Arial">Nov.23,2007</font></p> <p><font face="Arial">Mr. Michael J. Toy, an American student at Mandarin Training Center, National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU), was wounded today in Taipei at around 11:50a.m. by a man presumably suffering mental disorder.&nbsp; Mr. Toy was on his way to school when he was suddenly attacked and stabbed on his right arm.&nbsp; He was immediately taken to the Tri-service General Hospital by his teacher and friends, where he received an emergency surgery.</font></p> <p><font face="Arial">Mr. Toy arrived in Taiwan to learn Chinese in August and is about to complete his first term of study.</font></p> <p><font face="Arial">The teacher and staff members of NTNU are keeping him company at the hospital.&nbsp; Mr. Toy is reported to be in a stable condition.&nbsp;&nbsp; His injury is believed not to have any lasting effect on his movement.</font></p> <p><font face="Arial">Mr. Toy, like all the other foreign students at MTC, is covered by a mandatory accident insurance program to cover the necessary medical expenses.</font></p> <p><a href="http://pr.ntnu.edu.tw/news2.php?no=1258"><font color="#ff0000">&lt;中文版&gt;</font></a></p> </font>