In the early morning hours on Monday, a Darnall mother had to fight a knife-wielding farm attacker in order to save her daughter's life.
A woman was seriously injured after she threw herself between the intruder and her daughter, who is not even five-years-old yet.
According to TimesLIVE, the woman heard her daughter, who was woken up by an armed man, scream and she ran to her aid.
The little girl made her way to the kitchen, where she attempted to hide from the intruder, and that's where the mom placed herself between her little girl and the attacker.
The mother, who lives on a sugarcane farm north of Durban, blocked the attacker from getting to the little girl, who ran and hid behind a couch, Briefly.co.za learned.
IPSS Medical Rescue spokesman Paul Herbst said the fight left the mother with serious injuries to her arms, and it was her screams that warded off the man.
The mother's wounds were treated by paramedics on the scene and she was stable before they transported her to a nearby hospital.
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