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Man passes away after getting into difficulty on the River Erne

Emergency services were at the scene

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Man passes away after getting into difficulty on the River Erne

A 27-year-old man has passed away after he got into difficulty in the river Erne in Belleek on Thursday.

A major operation was launched with the rescue 118 helicopter, two ambulances and fire brigade personnel dispatched after the alarm was raised yesterday evening.

The man was taken from the river and was given medical aid at the scene.