Northern Ireland

Man injured in city hammer attack

police vehicle

A man has been injured during a suspected paramililtary attack in Londonderry in the early hours of Saturday.

The man, in his 20s, was attacked in Waterside's Strule Gardens area at 0200 BST by three men wearing balaclavas and carrying golf clubs and a hammer.

He was treated in hospital for a head injury and suspected broken hands.

Detectives have appealed for anyone who witnessed the attack or with information to contact them.