Northern Ireland

Men attacked by gang armed with hammers in Bangor

Two men have been attacked by a gang armed with hammers in Bangor, County Down.

It happened on the Rathgael Road between 20:00 and 20:30 BST on Monday.

The men, aged 24 and 26, were set upon by five people who hit them with hammers. They suffered injuries to their hands and faces.

The men were taken to hospital for treatment. Their injuries are not believed to be life threatening.