Foyle Search and Rescue saved a man from the River Foyle in the early hours of this morning.

The male was then taken to hospital.

A Foyle Search and Rescue spokesperson said: "At 4:28hrs on Saturday the 12/8/2017 the Police Service of Northern Ireland activated FSRs Emergency Response Teams pagers to reports of a person observed having entered the water.

"ERT Mobile Unit and two Boat Crews were dispatched to the scene arriving in minutes. FSR Boat Crews on scene observed a male and commenced a rescue.

"The male was then transported to FSR Base at Prehen where FSR land crew transferred the male to a NIAS Ambulance.

"The male was taken to hospital, PSNI & NIFRS also attended the scene.

"All FSR Emergency & secondary Response Teams were then stood down."

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