15 Aug 2022

BREAKING: Two people, including a teenager from Derry, have died after being taken from the sea off Malin Head in Co Donegal

Bundoran RNLI Lifeboat - William Henry Liddington
Two people have died after being rescued from the sea off Malin Head in Co Donegal earlier today. Three people were taken from the water this afternoon after a small fishing boat capsized in the area. A 16-year-old boy who was airlifted to Altnagelvin Area Hospital in Derry died there tonight and a man in his 60s who was taken to Letterkenny University Hospital has also died. It is not known what caused the 15ft vessel to capsize. The search was co-ordinated by Malin Head Coastguard and involved two RNLI lifeboats from Lough Swilly, the Coastguard helicopter and a number of local boats.

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