Northern Ireland

Man shot in leg in Ardmonagh Parade in west Belfast

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Image caption A police officer at the scene of the shooting

A man has been shot in the leg in a paramilitary-style attack in west Belfast.

It happened at about 19:40 GMT on Thursday in Ardmonagh Parade in the Turf Lodge area.

The man, believed to be in his 20s, is in a stable condition in hospital.

Police have appealed for anyone with any information about the attack to contact Woodbourne Police Station on the non-emergency number 101, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.