Northern Ireland

Newtownards bonfire: Man suffers 'horrific injuries' during assault

Image of man injured in Newtownards Image copyright PSNI
Image caption Police have released an image of the injuries the man sustained in the assault in Newtownards

Police are seeking information after a young man sustained injuries in a "serious assault" at an Eleventh night bonfire in Newtownards, County Down.

They said the incident happened on the West Winds estate in the town after the man was involved in an altercation.

A PSNI officer posted an image showing the extent of the man's injuries on Facebook.

They said the man had suffered "horrific injuries" and appealed for witnesses to come forward.

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