Northern Ireland

Man critical after stabbing in west Belfast

Police said they believed the man was stabbed in a house in Vere Foster Walk
Image caption Police said they believed the man was stabbed in a house in Vere Foster Walk

A man is in a critical condition in hospital after a stabbing in west Belfast.

Police said they believed it happened in a house in Vere Foster Walk at about 04:00 BST on Saturday.

It is understood the victim, who is 51, was stabbed in the abdomen but was able to make his way to Springfield Close on foot before emergency services were contacted.

Police have appealed for anyone with information to contact them.