Northern Ireland

Rathcoole estate, County Antrim: Man in hospital after attack by masked gang

A man has been taken to hospital after he was attacked by four masked men at his house in the Rathcoole estate in Newtownabbey, County Antrim.

Two of the attackers were armed, one with a hammer and the other with a knife.

Household items and a car were also damaged in the incident at Rathmore Drive at about 21:30 GMT on Sunday.

The man is being treated in Antrim hospital. A spokeswoman said his condition was stable.