Belfast Telegraph

Man dies after gang attack in his home

A number of men wielding weapons entered the property in Ballincollig, Co Cork.

A man has died after being attacked by a gang in his home.

A number of men wielding weapons entered the property in Ballincollig, Co Cork, at around 3am on Sunday and assaulted the man and his partner. The gang then made off.

Gardai said the man had died from his injuries.

The injuries sustained by the woman, in her 30s, are not believed to be life-threatening.

Another woman, in her early 30s, and two children aged under six were in the house at the time of the incident. They were not injured.

A car was later found burned out a number of kilometres away at a waterfall. The scene where the vehicle was found and the house where the attack took place have been sealed off for forensic examination.

Gardai have appealed for anyone with information to come forward.

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