Aughnacloy farmer dies after bull attack

Press Eye � Belfast - Northern Ireland
Thursday 16nd March 2017
Photo by Freddie Parkinson / Press Eye �
Six men arrested after 'serious assault' in Co Antrim bar.
Police said that at around 6pm a group of men entered McConnell's Bar on Main Street in Doagh with weapons including hammers and baseball bats before attacking a man in his 40s.
The man was taken to hospital where he's being treated for serious but non-life threatening injuries.
Detective Sergeant Robinson said: "We believe that the males then left the scene on foot to waiting cars and left the area.

Press Eye � Belfast - Northern Ireland Thursday 16nd March 2017 Photo by Freddie Parkinson / Press Eye � Six men arrested after 'serious assault' in Co Antrim bar. Police said that at around 6pm a group of men entered McConnell's Bar on Main Street in Doagh with weapons including hammers and baseball bats before attacking a man in his 40s. The man was taken to hospital where he's being treated for serious but non-life threatening injuries. Detective Sergeant Robinson said: "We believe that the males then left the scene on foot to waiting cars and left the area.

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A farmer has died after being attacked by a bull in Co Tyrone.

Police have said the incident took place in a field on Saturday and that the animal had been shot to prevent further attacks.

The Health and Safety Executive (HSENI) said it was investigating a “fatal incident” in the Aughnacloy area.

PSNI inspector Keith Jamieson said: “After consultation with the vet and members of the family, police shot the bull as it posed a risk.

“The office of the Police Ombudsman has been informed of the incident.”