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a 40-year-old man suffered horrific facial injuries after he was savagely beaten over the head with a bottle on the LUAS.

a 40-year-old man suffered horrific facial injuries after he was savagely beaten over the head with a bottle on the LUAS.

The unprovoked gang attack happened while the victim travelled home after a concert at 3Arena.

The violent assault has led gardai to warn commuters to be "extra vigilant" when using public transport in the busy period before Christmas, particularly late at night.

The horrific Luas incident unfolded shortly after midnight on Thursday when innocent victim Noel O' Rourke was making his way back home from a Peter Gabriel concert.

When the tram reached the Smithfield stop a gang of thugs, including a female, attacked Mr O'Rourke with a bottle leaving him with a fractured eye socket and facial injuries.

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