Two Derry women brutally attacked and robbed in Portugal

Two Derry women are recovering after being attacked and robbed in Portugal.

35-year-old Donna Powell, and her friend Deirdre Cowley, who is in her 20s, were attacked in Albufeira on the Algarve early on Saturday.

Mrs Powell was stabbed in the leg and Ms Cowley suffered broken ribs in the attack.

Speaking to The Shaun Doherty Show Donna's father, Neil Conaghan, said it was a terrifying experience for both women:

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