Northern Ireland

Man shot in legs in Belfast attack

police at scene
Image caption The shooting happened on the Falls Road, near the Northumberland Street junction

Police are appealing for information after a 25-year-old man was shot in both legs in a suspected paramilitary style attack.

The shooting happened on the Falls Road, near the Northumberland Street junction in west Belfast at about 1830 GMT on Thursday.

The victim was taken to hospital for treatment of his injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the police.