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Teenage boy is shot in both legs

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A teenager has been taken to hospital after being injured in a shooting incident in west Belfast.

He is being treated for gunshot wounds to both legs. His condition is not believed to be life-threatening.

The attack happened at a house in Westrock Park in the Whiterock area at about 0900 BST on Sunday. The number of assailants is not yet known.

Police want to hear from anyone who was in the Springhill Drive or Westrock Park Gardens at the time.



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