Northern Ireland

Teenager beaten with hammers in Castlereagh

A 19-year-old man has been taken to hospital after being beaten with hammers by a gang of men in Belfast.

The incident happened on the Miltown Road, Castlereagh, shortly after 20:00 BST on Friday.

Around 15 men approached the vehicle and shouted at the man to get out of the car.

The car was then smashed and set alight. The teenager has been taken to hospital for his injuries which are not believed to be life-threatening.

A second vehicle was also set alight.