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Man charged with attempted murder following stabbing at Co Armagh bar

Two men were taken to hospital following the incident

A man has been charged with attempted murder following an incident in a county Armagh bar in the early hours of Sunday morning.

The 48-year-old man has also been charged with grievous bodily harm with intent and possession of an offensive weapon with intent to commit an indictable offence.

He is expected to appear before Newry Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, November 1.

As is normal procedure all charges will be reviewed by the Public Prosecution Service.

The charges are in connection with an incident on Main Street in Belleeks shortly after midnight on Saturday night following reports that two males had been stabbed.

The males, both of whom are 43-years-old, were given first aid by police at the scene before being transferred to hospital.

Their injuries are not believed to be life threatening at this time.

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