Northern Ireland

Man injured in burglary attack in west Belfast

A man in his 50s has been taken to hospital with head injuries after being attacked by burglars in west Belfast.

The incident happened at about 0300 BST on Wednesday when three men armed with a hammer broke into a house in Whitecliff Crescent in Ballymurphy.

They then attacked the occupants.

The man's injuries are not believed to be life-threatening. Police are trying to establish a motive for the incident.