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Man is assaulted by masked gang in west Belfast

Category: Northern Ireland

Published: 7th Apr 2012 17:10:28

A gang of masked men have attacked another man in west Belfast.

The incident happened in the Hannahglen Heights area at about 14:30 BST on Saturday.

Police said the victim was assaulted in the street by four masked men who got out of a black van.

A member of the gang is thought to have been armed with a knife and another is thought to have been armed with a suspected firearm.

The injured man received wounds to his hands which required hospital treatment.

The gang made off in the van towards the Glen Road.

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