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Five-year-old girl escapes injury after shots fired at west Belfast house

The shots were fired at a house in Aitnamona Crescent, west Belfast. Picture: Google Maps 
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A FIVE-YEAR-OLD girls has escaped injury after shots were fired at a house in west Belfast.

Police have appealed for information after the attack took place in the Aitnamona Crescent area last night.

The girl was in the property with a 25-year-old woman when the attack happened.

Detective Inspector Mark McHaffie said: “Just after 10pm, a number of shots were fired at the house. Two people were in the property at the time however no-one was injured.

“We are carrying out a number of follow-up enquiries and we are particularly keen to speak to anyone who was in the area at the time."

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