Northern Ireland

Man is shot in leg in west Belfast attack

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A man has been injured in a paramilitary-style shooting in west Belfast.

The 23-year-old victim was shot once in the right leg in the Glen Road area shortly before 2300 BST on Tuesday.

He was taken to hospital for treatment but his condition is not thought to be life-threatening.

Police have appealed for anyone who witnessed the attack or has any information about it to get in contact with them.

It is not clear who carried out the shooting but dissident republicans have been involved in a series of similar attacks.