Northern Ireland

Man critical after Belfast assault

Arthur Street, Belfast
Image caption The assault happened in the Arthur Street area of Belfast

Detectives have arrested three men, aged 19, 21 and 23, following a serious assault in Belfast in the early hours of Friday.

Two men, aged 28 and 29 were attacked during the incident which occurred in the Arthur Street area shortly after 02:30 BST.

Both men were taken to hospital for treatment to their injuries. One man's condition is described as critical.

Police want anyone with information about the incident to contact them.