Woman dies after getting into difficulties while swimming in County Antrim

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A woman has died after getting into difficulty in the water at Carnlough, County Antrim.

It is understood the lady was swimming when the emergency services were called to the scene at Bay Road yesterday afternoon.

The police, fire service and the Northern Ireland Air Ambulance were also dispatched.

Councillor Padraig McShane says the local community is shocked at the news:

(A tranquil Carnlough beach after yesterdays tragic incident - pic McAuley Multimedia)

(Emergency services at the scene of the incident in Carnlough - pic McAuley Multimedia)

 

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