Vanuatu woman stabs attacker on bus

A woman in Vanuatu has reportedly stabbed a man twice in an act of self-defence after he sexually assaulted her on a bus.

The Vanuatu Daily Post said the incident happened one night in April as the woman went home.

The man sat next to the woman and sexually harassed her verbally while touching her lap.

The woman took out a small knife and stabbed him twice before escaping out the window.

After reporting the incident to police, the woman said she was approached by someone demanding compensation for the perpetrator's loss of blood.