River search for man in Belfast

The emergency services were looking for a man seen entering the River Lagan in Belfast today.

The emergency services were looking for a man seen entering the River Lagan in Belfast today.

At 3.11am, the fire service received a report that a person had gone into the water at Queens Bridge.

Police, the Coastguard and the RNLI were involved in the search.

Meanwhile, a man was rescued from the River Foyle in Derry this morning. A rope and lifebuoy were thrown to him.

He was taken to hospital but was not expected to suffer any lasting ill-effects.

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