Northern Ireland

Man shot in both ankles in west Belfast

A 30-year-old man has been taken to hospital after being shot in both ankles in Turf Lodge in west Belfast.

He was walking in Norglen Gardens on Wednesday night when a blue van stopped beside him.

Police said two men wearing dark clothing and balaclavas got out of the vehicle and took the man into an alleyway before shooting him.

He was shot twice in his right ankle and once in his left ankle.