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Man charged over Armagh pub stabbing

A 48-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder following a double stabbing incident in a bar in Co Armagh.

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

Two men, both aged 43, suffered wounds to the neck and hand. They were given first aid by police officers at the scene before being transferred to hospital. However, their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening, police said.

A 48-year-old man was arrested. On Monday morning he was charged with attempted murder, grievous bodily harm with intent and possession of an offensive weapon with intent to commit an indictable offence.

He is due in court on Wednesday where, as is normal procedure all charges will be reviewed by the Public Prosecution Service.

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