Northern Ireland

Man in critical condition after stabbing in Belfast

Cooke Street, Belfast
Image caption The stabbing happened in the early hours of Sunday morning in Cooke Street

A 27-year-old man is in a critical condition in hospital after being stabbed in the stomach with a large knife in south Belfast.

The incident took place at Cooke Street, in the Ormeau Road area, shortly before 0545 BST on Sunday.

The man has been taken to Belfast City Hospital.

A 24-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident.