Northern Ireland

North Belfast stabbing: Man in critical condition

Shore Road
Image caption Police at the scene of the stabbing in north Belfast

A 28-year-old man is in a critical condition in hospital following a stabbing incident in north Belfast.

He was attacked at a block of flats at Shore Crescent, off the Shore Road.

It happened on Thursday afternoon. A 33-year-old man has been arrested.

A north Belfast councillor has condemned the attack. Nuala McAllister of the Alliance Party said: "I am shocked and horrified at this vicious attack."

She said: "My thoughts are with the victim, his friends and family and I hope he has a speedy recovery following this terrible ordeal."

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