Northern Ireland

Man 'critical' after assault in Omagh

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Image caption The assault happened in Omagh in the early hours of Sunday morning

A 25-year-old man is in a critical condition in hospital after being assaulted in Omagh, County Tyrone.

The incident happened outside licensed premises in the John Street area in the early hours of Sunday morning.

The man was brought to hospital where his condition is described as critical.

Police said a 29-year-old man was arrested in connection with the incident and later released on bail pending further enquiries.