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Children in hospital after ‘chemical leak’ at swimming pool

Aura Leisure Centre in Letterkenny, Co Donegal, was evacuated.

The incident took place at Aura Leisure Centre in Letterkenny (PA)
The incident took place at Aura Leisure Centre in Letterkenny (PA)

Five children were treated in hospital after falling ill at a swimming pool in Ireland.

Aura Leisure Centre in Letterkenny, Co Donegal, was evacuated amid the incident, reported to have involved a chemical leak.

Ambulances and fire brigade tenders attended the scene, and Letterkenny hospital put its emergency plans in place.

Irish broadcaster RTE said the children had been taking part in a swimming lesson.

It is understood their conditions are not life-threatening.

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