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Girl, 13, knocked out with brick in west Belfast

Category: Northern Ireland

Published: 20th Jun 2010 13:48:55

A 13-year-old girl lost several teeth and was knocked unconscious after being hit in the face with a brick in west Belfast in the early hours of Saturday.

The teenager was sitting with friends in a playpark in Moyard Park shortly after midnight when they were attacked by a group of youths.

The attackers threw stones and bricks at the teenagers. The girl was taken to hospital and needed 14 stitches.

A possible sectarian motive is being investigated, police said.

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