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Man charged with attempted murder after north Belfast stabbings

The scene following a triple stabbing at a house in the York Park area of north Belfast. Picture by Alan Lewis, Photopress

A 23-year-old man has been charged with two counts of attempted murder after three men were stabbed in the York Park area of Belfast on Saturday.

The victims. also aged in their twenties, suffered stab wounds in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Police were called to a disturbance at a property at York Park at around 12.45am. When officers arrived, they found a man inside the house with stab wounds to his head.

Two other men with knife injuries were found a quarter of a mile away, near shops on the Shore Road.

One man underwent surgery for abdominal injuries. The other suffered a head injury and stab wounds to his neck.

Police said all three men are in a stable condition in hospital.

Police have appealed to anyone with information to contact them.

The scene following a triple stabbing at a house in the York Park area of north Belfast. Photo by Alan Lewis/Photopress, Belfast

The scene following a triple stabbing at a house in the York Park area of north Belfast. Photo by Alan Lewis/Photopress, Belfast

The scene following a triple stabbing at a house in the York Park area of north Belfast. Photo by Alan Lewis/Photopress, Belfast

 

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