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Man loses arm after being struck by train at Finaghy halt

Published 10/01/2016

Belfast: Paramedics and police at the scene of an incident where a man lost his right arm following an accident at the Finaghy Halt in south Belfast. Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye )
Belfast: Paramedics and police at the scene of an incident where a man lost his right arm following an accident at the Finaghy Halt in south Belfast. Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye )

A man is recovering in hospital after losing an arm when he was struck by a train at a railway crossing in south Belfast.

The man - believed to be in his 60s - was hit by the train at Finaghy train halt on Saturday night at around 11.20pm.

His condition in the Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast is said to be "stable".

A Translink spokesperson said emergency services were called to the scene after an incident involving a "trespasser".

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