Northern Ireland

Man is attacked by gang in home in Carrickfergus

A man has been injured after being attacked by a gang in his home in Carrickfergus.

Four men armed with sticks and bats assaulted the man in his 30s in the Woodburn housing estate about 2230 BST.

The victim was taken to hospital with injuries, including fractures, which are not thought to be life-threatening.

In a separate incident, a 26-year-old man was attacked by four people armed with bats and golf clubs at Valentine Playing Fields in Bangor.

The victim, who was with friends when the assault happened, is being treated in hospital.