Police deal with 'incident' at Milltown Cemetery in Belfast

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The charity Air Ambulance has been drafted in by police to deal with what has been described as 'an incident' at a West Belfast cemetery.

Officers sealed off the entrance to Milltown Cemetery shortly before 3pm on Thursday afternoon. 

Investigations continued inside for some time as other emergency teams attended. 

A short PSNI statement read: "Police are currently in attendance of an incident at the Milltown Cemetery in west Belfast this afternoon.

"There are no further details at this stage."

Q Radio understands the investigations are centred around the serious injury of a man, believed to be a senior republican figure. 

Speculation was rife on social media that a gun had been used.

(Pics by Alan Lewis)

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