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Reports of serious stabbing in Newry city centre

Photo: Justin McNulty MLA

There have been reports of a serious stabbing incident in Newry city centre this evening (Sunday).

There has been a large scale police response to the incident on Monaghan Street close to the main Dunnes Stores car park.

Newry and Armagh MLA Justin McNulty described the reports as “frightening news”.

One eye-witness claimed to have seen a mass brawl in the area, however, details on the incident remain unclear at this early stage.

Further details will be provided as and when they become available.

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