Man attacked outside licensed premises critical with serious head injuries
A man with serious head injuries is fighting for his life in hospital after being attacked by a number of people in Belfast.
The victim, aged in his 40s, was set upon outside a licensed premises on Flax Street at around 5.25am on Sunday.
Police said he suffered serious head injuries during the assault and was taken to hospital where h e is critically ill but in a stable condition.
They said "a number of unknown persons" were involved in the attack.
Detective Inspector Heather Whoriskey has appealed for witnesses to come forward.