Northern Ireland

Belfast shooting: Man injured in 'cowardly act'

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A 27-year-old man has been shot in the leg in a paramilitary-style attack in west Belfast.

Police received a call about the incident on the Monagh Road at about 21:25 BST on Friday. The victim was taken to hospital.

Police described the attack as a "cowardly, despicable act" which had been carried out in a built-up area.

The PSNI is calling for anybody with any information about the attack to contact them.