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Kilrush gardaí on high alert

Gardaí in Kilrush are said to be “on high alert” for reprisals following a knife attack in the town last Friday night that left five local men ­requiring hospital treatment.

The attack occurred in Place de Plouzane at ­approximately 1.30am and it was revealed the five men sustained “serious injuries” in the incident.
A garda spokesperson said that the matter remains ­“under investigation” and when asked if there was ­concern about reprisals following the attack, she acknowledged, “we would be on high alert”.
The injured men are ­understood to be from the Kilrush area and the majority of them are aged in their 20s.  All five of the men were treated for their injuries at the Mid-Western Regional Hospital in Limerick and have since been released.
The Clare Champion understands that at the time of going to print gardaí had yet to receive a statement of complaint from any of the injured men. Anyone with information in relation to this incident is asked to contact Kilrush Garda Station on 065 9080550.

 

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