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Ireland Two men seriously injured after Dublin acid attack believed to be related to Traveller feud

11:35  13 december  2019
11:35  13 december  2019 Source:   msn.com

Suspected 'hit team' arrested on way to carry out shooting

  Suspected 'hit team' arrested on way to carry out shooting A suspected hit team is in custody after being enlisted to carry out a shooting for a midlands Traveller gang. Two men from the Swords area were travelling in a vehicle along the N4 when they were intercepted by members of the heavily armed Emergency Response Unit (ERU).

A shooting in Finglas, Dublin on Thursday night, which left a man with gunshot wounds to the arm, is believed to be related to a local feud within the Traveller Armed gardaí arrived on the scene shortly after the incident but no arrests have been made. Finglas has seen an upswing in gang violence in

Masked man threw corrosive substance at woman, 37, in what police believe was targeted attack .

a person in a yellow shirt: Gardai © Collins Gardai Two men suffered serious injuries in a suspected acid attack as terrified shoppers looked on in horror in Dublin.

It's believed that the shocking incident on Wednesday afternoon is related to an ongoing Traveller feud in north Dublin.

It was revealed on Thursday that the pair - both in their 20s - traded huge blows with each other during the 'serious public order incident' in Finglas, with one of the men receiving "lacerations to his body", Dublin Live reports.

A source has said that a "corrosive substance" was used during the terrifying incident, which took place around 4pm.

The second man received serious facial injuries following the attack on Jamestown Road with Gardai launching an investigation into how the frightening incident started.

Two men seriously injured in terrifying Dublin acid attack believed to be related to Traveller feud in Finglas

  Two men seriously injured in terrifying Dublin acid attack believed to be related to Traveller feud in Finglas A source has told Dublin Live that a 'corrosive substance' was used during the terrifying incident, which took place around 4pm. The second man received serious facial injuries following the attack on Jamestown Road with Gardai launching an investigation into how the frightening incident started.Terrified locals watched on helplessly as the two men were tended to at the scene by ambulance personnel following the alleged acid attack before being rushed to the Mater Hospital for further treatment.

Two people have been injured in a suspected acid attack . A man suffered "potentially life-changing injuries " and a woman also needed hospital treatment after the The victim had liquid, believed to be acid , thrown in his face as he answered the door to two men in the Louviers Road area late on Sunday.

Why are acid attacks on the rise? Many acid attacks appear to be gang- related , which helps explain the Criminologists believe gang members may be swapping guns and knives for acid as a weapon of choice because Woman injured in suspected acid attack after substance hurled over her.

Terrified locals watched on helplessly as the two men were tended to at the scene by ambulance personnel following the alleged acid attack before being rushed to the Mater Hospital for further treatment.

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