Northern Ireland news

Men smash car with metal pipes in 'hate' attack

AN attack on a car in south Belfast yesterday morning is being treated as a hate crime.

Three men wearing balaclavas and wielding metal pipes set upon the vehicle in Donegall Gardens around 12.10am.

Police said "substantial damage" was caused, including smashed windows.

They have appealed to anyone with CCTV or dash-cam footage to get in touch.

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