A man has been stabbed eight times by a mob outside shops in Sydney's west, police say.
The 25-year-old victim was dropped off at the shops on Sturt Street, Telopea, by two friends about 11pm yesterday.
He was attacked by up to 10 men and stabbed up to eight times, police said.
The attackers ran away when the man's friends returned to the shops in their car, police said.
Paramedics took the man to Westmead Hospital where he had surgery for neck wounds, police said
Two men, aged 23 and 25, were arrested nearby and taken to Parramatta police station.
Investigations are continuing.
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