Northern Ireland news

Two taken to hospital following Ballycastle boating incident

Emergency services are dealing with an incident at Ballycastle beach on the north Antrim coast.

Two people are in hospital after being rescued following a boating incident on the north coast.

Five people were rescued from the scene close to Ballycastle after an emergency call was received at 11.37am today.

Northern Ireland Ambulance Service dispatched four crews who worked with the air ambulance, coastguard and police to assist the five in the water and after they were brought to shore.

Following assessment and initial treatment at the scene, two patients were taken by ambulance to Causeway Hospital in Coleraine.

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