Six people stabbed in Co Antrim

Monday 30 December 2013 22.28
Six people have been stabbed in Newtownabbey, Co Antrim
Six people have been stabbed in Newtownabbey, Co Antrim

Six people have been stabbed in Newtownabbey, Co Antrim, with two people thought to be seriously injured.

They were taken to the Royal Victoria Hospital in west Belfast after the attacks on the loyalist Ballyduff Brae Estate.

Northern Ireland Ambulance Service spokesman John McPoland said: "Six casualties have been taken to the RVH.

"It happened at a couple of different houses in close proximity."

He added: "Two of them we would be concerned about, we asked for medical teams to be put on stand-by at the hospital."