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Horror attack Man (30s) hospitalised with serious burn injuries after gang attack in Dublin

A garda spokesperson said a number of scenes are preserved for technical examination.

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St James's Hospital in Dublin

St James's Hospital in Dublin

St James's Hospital in Dublin

A man in his 30s is in hospital with serious burn injuries after an incident in Dublin yesterday.

Gardaí were alerted to reports of a serious public order incident at 5.15pm on Wednesday evening, involving a group of men at Thornton Heights in Inchicore.

During the incident, the victim suffered burn injuries and was rushed to St James’s Hospital.

A garda spokesperson said a number of scenes are preserved for technical examination.

“An Garda Síochána are appealing for anyone with information on this assault to contact investigating gardaí at Kilmainham Garda Station on 01 666 9700,” they added.

“Gardaí are also appealing for any person who may have video recordings of the incident or any road users who were in the Thornton Heights area of Inchicore between 5pm to 6pm and who may have video footage (dash-cam or other form) to make this available to gardaí.”

Investigations are ongoing.

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