Belfast Telegraph

Suspect arrested for attempted murder after two men stabbed in bar

A man has been arrested for attempted murder after a double stabbing in a bar in Northern Ireland.

The attack happened in Main Street, Belleeks, Co Armagh shortly after midnight on Sunday.

Two men aged 43 suffered wounds to the neck and hand. A suspect aged 48 was arrested.

The victims were taken to hospital but their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening, police said.

Detective Constable David Skillen said: " The suspect was subsequently arrested on suspicion of a number of offences including attempted murder, grievous bodily harm with intent and possession of an offensive weapon."

He remains in custody.

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