Girl, 13, is fighting for her life in hospital after a machete-wielding gang stabbed her

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A 13-year-old girl is in hospital fighting for her life after a machete-wielding gang broke into her home and stabbed her. 

She was attacked last night at 9.15pm in her home in Lisnaskea, Northern Ireland.

A 41-year-old woman was stabbed in the leg but is no longer in hospital and there was also an 11-month-old baby boy in the house but he was left unharmed. 

A 13-year-old girl is in hospital fighting for her life after a machete-wielding gang broke into her home on Trasna Way, Lisnaskea, in Northern Ireland and stabbed her

A 13-year-old girl is in hospital fighting for her life after a machete-wielding gang broke into her home on Trasna Way, Lisnaskea, in Northern Ireland and stabbed her

A 13-year-old girl is in hospital fighting for her life after a machete-wielding gang broke into her home on Trasna Way, Lisnaskea, in Northern Ireland and stabbed her

Police are treating last night’s brutal attack as attempted murder.  

Detective Sergeant Keith Monaghan told the Belfast Telegraph: ‘A 13-year-old girl sustained serious stab wounds as a result and was taken to hospital where she remains in a critical but stable condition.

‘A 41-year-old woman was also treated for stab wounds to her leg but has since been discharged from hospital. 

A 41-year-old woman was stabbed in the leg but is no longer in hospital and there was also an 11-month-old baby boy in the house but he was left unharmed. Stock picture

A 41-year-old woman was stabbed in the leg but is no longer in hospital and there was also an 11-month-old baby boy in the house but he was left unharmed. Stock picture

A 41-year-old woman was stabbed in the leg but is no longer in hospital and there was also an 11-month-old baby boy in the house but he was left unharmed. Stock picture

‘This must have been a terrifying ordeal for those involved and we are determined to find the men responsible. 

‘We have several lines of enquiry which we are progressing at this time but I would ask anyone with information or who noticed any suspicious activity in the area to contact detectives in Enniskillen and pass that information on.’

Anyone who can help is urged to call 101 and quote reference number 1650 16/11/19. Alternatively call Crimestoppers on 1800 555 111.