Man charged with attempted murder over Belfast stabbing

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Cooke Street, Belfast
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The stabbing happened in the early hours of Sunday morning in Cooke Street

A man has been charged with attempted murder following a serious early morning assault in Belfast.

The victim, who is 27, remains critically ill in hospital.

He was rushed to hospital after being stabbed in the stomach at Cooke Street in the city's Ormeau Road area shortly before 0545 BST on Sunday.

The 24-year-old man is due to appear at Belfast Magistrates Court on Tuesday.