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Man stabbed in head and body in early morning attack in Belfast

A man and a woman, both in their 20s, have been arrested in connection with the stabbing.

Iveagh Drive, off the Falls Road, where the man was found (File photo)
Iveagh Drive, off the Falls Road, where the man was found (File photo)
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A 23-YEAR-OLD MAN was stabbed a number of times in his head and other parts of his body in an attack in Belfast in the early hours of this morning.

Police were carrying out a routine patrol of streets off the Falls Road when they found the injured man at around 3.30am. The man was brought to hospital where his condition is described as stable.

A 23-year-old man was arrested shortly afterwards on suspicion of grevious bodily harm with intent and possession of an offensive weapon. A woman aged 26 was also arrested on suspicious of assault causing grevious bodily harm.

The PSNI said both are being held in custody and are helping police with their inquiries.

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