Two men stabbed in west Belfast

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A 30-year-old man has been arrested after two men were stabbed in West Belfast. 

Police responded to reports of a disturbance at a property on New Barnsley Park shortly after 3am this morning. 

A man in his 20s was stabbed in the Avoca Court area a short time later sustaining injuries to his chest, his left side, throat and head.

He is presently in hospital where his condition is described as stable.

A second victim, also in his 20s, was found with wounds to his right arm, stomach and leg at Mount Alverno Garage on the Springfield Road.

Detective Sergeant Faulkner said: “Shortly after three am on Monday 12th April police responded to a report of a disturbance in New Barnsley Park.

“Shortly afterwards, a man in his 20s was stabbed in the Avoca Court area, sustaining injuries to his chest, his left side, throat and head.

“He is presently in hospital where his condition is described as stable.

 “A second victim, a man in his 20s, was located a short distance away at Mount Alverno Garage on the Springfield Road.

“He sustained stab wounds to his right arm, abdomen and leg.

“A man in his 30s has been arrested and is currently in police custody assisting detectives with their enquiries.''
 

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