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Man arrested over west Belfast paramilitary-style shooting

The arrest follows an attack on a man in the Westrock Garden and Springhill Drive area of west Belfast

A 40-YEAR-OLD man was arrested yesterday by detectives investigating a paramilitary-style shooting in west Belfast.

The victim, a man aged in his thirties, was shot in both legs in an alleyway close to the Westrock Garden and Springhill Drive area.

He was taken to hospital for treatment following the attack, which happened at about 10.30pm on Saturday.

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