16/12/2004

Gunshots fired at Craigavon home

Two people have been arrested following a gun attack on a house in Co Armagh last night.

The incident occurred at a property in West Acres estate, Craigavon, shortly before 3am on Thursday. However a motive for the attack has yet been established. Police are appealing for witnesses to contact them.

Elsewhere overnight, a 40-year-old man has been assaulted on the outskirts of west Belfast.

The victim was attacked by around five men outside a pub on the Twinbrook Road shortly before 9pm on Wednesday.

He is currently recovering in hospital after suffering a broken leg as well as cuts and bruising to his face, head and body.

(MB)

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