Northern Ireland

West Belfast: Man injured in paramilitary-style shooting

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Image caption The victim's injuries are not believed to be life-threatening

A man has been shot in each leg in a paramilitary-style attack in west Belfast.

The 26-year-old was taken to hospital following the shooting in the Lady Street area at about 20:55 GMT on Tuesday evening.

Police have said two men dressed in dark clothing made off on foot in the direction of McDonnell Street.

The victim's injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

Detectives have appealed for information.