Northern Ireland

Pair suffer head injuries in attack by gang of eight


Two men have suffered head injuries after they were attacked by a gang of eight in south Belfast on Tuesday.

A 42-year-old and a 37-year-old were assaulted with a number of weapons on Salisbury Street at about 21:15 GMT.

Police believe the attack, carried out by approximately eight men wearing black hooded tops, was unprovoked.

The injured pair required hospital treatment for non-life threatening injuries.