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Man knifed while trying to break up fight in Dublin

Man knifed while trying to break up fight in Dublin

A young man has been brought to hospital after a stabbing incident in Dublin tonight.

It is understood that the man was knifed after attempting to break up a brawl outside a home in Coolock, North Dublin.

The incident happened in the Moatview estate after 9pm.

A source said a scuffle broke out in the estate and the 25-year-old victim, who was visiting a friend's home, went out to intervene.

He was stabbed at least once in the lower back with a kitchen knife.

Emergency services were called but it is understood that the man was brought to Beaumont Hospital by a family member in a private car.

His injuries have been described as "not life-threatening".

Earlier this week a man was rushed to hospital after he was attacked with a broken glass at a house in Belcamp Green, Coolock.

The man, named locally as Paul Clarke, was attacked by a woman after a row developed in the house.

Neither the victim or the alleged attacker own the house where the attack took place, but were said to be visiting at the time.

Via Independent