Northern Ireland

Man shot in both legs in Derry

Police
Image caption The man's injuries are not thought to be life threatening

A 44-year-old man is undergoing surgery after being shot in both legs in Londonderry.

It happened at about 23:40 BST on Monday in Galliagh Park.

Residents told the BBC they saw three masked and armed men enter the house.

A police spokesperson called the shooting a "brutal attack".

The man was taken Altnagelvin Hospital where his injuries are not believed to be life threatening.