Northern Ireland

Toomebridge: Three men arrested over assault on man on Hillhead Road

Image caption Police have cordoned off the road close to Toomebridge

Three men have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following a serious assault on a man in Toomebridge, County Londonderry.

Police said they received a report of a fight outside a licensed premises on the Hillhead Road at about 02:00 GMT on Sunday.

The man remains in a critical condition in the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast.

One lane of the Hillhead Road is still closed.

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