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Three men injured in crane plunge

Published 20/08/2015

The boy was taken from the scene by ambulance under police escort to South West Acute Hospital, where he was pronounced dead shortly afterwards.
The boy was taken from the scene by ambulance under police escort to South West Acute Hospital, where he was pronounced dead shortly afterwards.

Three men have been taken to hospital after falling from a crane at a port near Londonderry.

They dropped into the hold of a boat at around 9.45am this morning at Lisahally docks.

The Northern Ireland Ambulance Service (NIAS) said the three men have been taken to Altnagelvin hospital.

One has back and neck injuries, a second has back injuries and the third has been described as "walking wounded".

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