Published Monday, 09 June 2014
Police are investigating. (© UTV)
A 36-year-old man was assaulted in the Sliabh Dubh area off the Springfield Road at around 8.30pm on Monday.
Following the incident two men, aged 32 and 25, were arrested by police.
They remain in police custody and detectives have appealed for information in relation to the attack.
A spokeswoman added: "Police are treating the incident as a racially motivated attack."
Police have not released details of the victim's condition.
© UTV News