Northern Ireland

North Belfast: Three men stabbed in fight outside bar

Three men have been stabbed during an altercation in north Belfast.

It happened outside a pub on Cliftonville Road shortly after 21:30 GMT on Thursday.

The men, aged 21, 23 and 26 were treated in hospital for stab wounds.

The 21-year-old and the 26-year-old have since been arrested and remain in police custody.

The 23-year-old is still in hospital where he is in a stable condition.

Police said a property in Clifton Crescent was also damaged during the altercation.

Det Sgt Kenneth Leckey appealed for anyone who witnessed the incident or who has information that may assist the investigation to contact police.