Foyle Search and Rescue
A 'search and recovery' operation has been launched after a person entered the River Foyle in Derry.
A spokesperson for Foyle Search and Rescue said their Emergency Response Teams responded to a call-out at 6.14pm yesterday after reports of someone entering the river.
The spokesperson said: "Along with our colleagues from the Police Service of Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service, PSNI Air Support Unit and the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service we attended the scene with search operations continuing until we were unable to do so due to poor light conditions.
"Sadly this has now become a search and recovery operation."
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