Man dies in farming accident

A man has died in a farming accident in Co Armagh.

The incident occurred at around 5.30pm last night when the man, who is believed to be in his 70's, became trapped under a tractor.

Police are currently investigating the incident which occurred on the Ballymore Road near Tandragee.

Elsewhere, police are investigating what they believe to be a suspicious fire which destroyed a car in Co Tyrone.

The vehicle is believed to have been moved before being set alight in Lisnafin Park, Strabane, shortly before 1.30am this morning.


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