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Boy (3) dies from suspected knife wounds in south Dublin

A young boy has been stabbed to death in Dublin.

The incident occurred at an apartment block in the Kimmage area at around 7pm on Monday.

Gardai said the death was being treated as homicide.

A woman in her early 40s was injured in the incident. It is understood she also suffered knife wounds.

She has been taken to St James' Hospital where her condition is described as serious.

Independent.ie reports the discovery was made when Gardaí were called to a house in Poddle Park. The infant - believed to be a three-year-old boy - was pronounced dead at the scene.

The state pathologist has been notified.

The house has been sealed off for an examination by the Garda Technical Bureau.

An incident room has been established at Crumlin Garda Station.

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