A 13-year-old girl is in a critical condition after a machete attack in Co. Fermanagh. The PSNI have launched an attempted murder investigation.
It is understood that a group of men entered the home last night and attacked two of the occupants with machetes. The teenage girl and a 41-year-old woman were in the house at the time.
The 41-year-old woman was stabbed in the leg but has since been released from the hospital. The teenager is in a stable but critical condition after she received multiple stab wounds.
There was also a baby in the house but they were uninjured.
The police were called to the house in Trasna Way, Lisnaskea at approximately 9.15pm last night.
Detective Sergeant Keith Monaghan stated, “This must have been a terrifying ordeal for those involved and we are determined to find the men responsible.”
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He urged anyone with information to contact detectives in Enniskillen.
The number to call is 101 and the reference number is 1650 16/11/19. You can also call Crimestoppers, which is anonymous, on 0800 555 111.