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Police said a group of masked me carried out the punishment attack on the youth in Belfast

Police said a group of masked me carried out the punishment attack on the youth in Belfast

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Police said a group of masked me carried out the punishment attack on the youth in Belfast

An 18-year-old man has been shot in both legs during a paramilitary punishment attack in north Belfast.

Police said a group of masked men entered a house in Manor Close at about 10.15pm on Thursday.

The victim was taken to hospital for treatment to injuries which were not believed to be life-threatening.

A PSNI spokesman asked for any witnesses to come forward.

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