Northern Ireland

Man struck on the head with a hatchet in Belfast

The victim was attacked in Glenrosa Link in north Belfast Image copyright Google Maps
Image caption The victim was attacked in Glenrosa Link in north Belfast

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a man was struck on the head with a hatchet in Belfast.

The 34-year-old victim was attacked in Glenrosa Link in the north of the city at about 01:15 BST on Sunday.

Police said he was taken to hospital and "remains in a stable condition".

Officers arrested two 26-year-old men a short time after the attack. They are being questioned at Musgrave police station in Belfast.