Northern Ireland

North Belfast: Man injured in Flax Street assault is stable

The man was attacked in Flax Street, north Belfast
Image caption The man was attacked outside a social club in Flax Street, north Belfast

A man injured after he was attacked by a number of people in an assault in north Belfast is now in a stable condition.

The victim, who is in his 40s, sustained head injuries in the attack outside the Shamrock social club in Flax Street at about 05:25 BST on Sunday.

Police initially said he was in a critical condition.

They have appealed to anyone who was in the area to contact them.