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Man attacked outside licensed premises critical with serious head injuries

Published 17/07/2016

A man is critical with head injuries after a group attacked him outside licensed premises in Belfast
A man is critical with head injuries after a group attacked him outside licensed premises in Belfast

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.

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