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Three men charged after attack leaves 17-year-old in critical condition

Three men are due before Belfast Magistrates Court charged in connection with the attack on the 17-year-old
John Monaghan

THREE men are due before Belfast Magistrates Court this morning charged in connection with an attack which left a 17-year-old male in a critical condition.

The teenager was attacked in a flat on Donegall Road in south Belfast on Friday.

The PSNI said they had been called to "reports of a disturbance at the flat around 4.15pm" and once inside officers found the teenager "injured and unconscious".

It is understood the incident took place at the Sandy Row end of the Donegall Road.

The three men arrested have been charged with a number of offences including grievous bodily harm with intent.

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