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Man, 21, killed and two others badly hurt in Dublin stabbings

Published 01/11/2015

Gardai and forensic officers at the scene of a fatal stabbing in south Dublin. Pic: Irish Independent.
Gardai and forensic officers at the scene of a fatal stabbing in south Dublin. Pic: Irish Independent.
Gardai are investigating a fatal stabbing in Dublin

A young man has been killed and two others seriously injured in three separate stabbing attacks within hours of each other in Dublin.

A 21-year-old man died after one of the incidents at the Oliver Bond flat complex in the south inner city at around 2.45am.

He had received serious stab wounds to his body and was taken to nearby St James's Hospital for treatment but was later pronounced dead.

A post-mortem examination is expected to take place later today.

Investigating gardai have appealed for witnesses or anyone who may have any information to contact them at Kevin Street Garda station.

Separately, a 25-year-old man is seriously ill after being stabbed during what gardai described as a public order incident in Clarehall.

The row involved a number of people at Templeview Avenue.

Emergency services were called to the scene at around 1.10am.

The injured man was taken to Beaumont Hospital where his condition is described as serious.

Two other men received minor injuries in the incident.

The scene has been sealed off for a technical examination by Garda forensic experts.

In another incident in the capital, a man has been left fighting for his life after being stabbed at a Halloween bonfire at Dromheath Drive in Mulhuddart.

The assault happened at around 7.30pm on Saturday.

The victim was taken to James Connolly Hospital in Blanchardstown where his condition is described as critical.

Gardai have appealed for witnesses to all of the incidents.

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