Sinn Féin MLA Gerry Kelly has condemned a brutal attack on a several Belfast City Council workers in Ardoyne on Thursday.
The North Belfast MLA said:
“It’s deeply concerning that a number of Belfast City Council cleansing workers were attacked and badly beaten in Ardoyne today.
“I totally and utterly condemn this attack.
“It’s my understanding that the workers had to attend the Mater Hospital as a result of the incident. I hope they make a full and speedy recovery.
“This is a disgraceful attack against public service workers who do a great job in our local communities and the people of Ardoyne will continue to support them.
“If anyone has information on the attack, they should bring it forward to the Police.”