26/08/2016

Investigation Launched After Man Dies On Farm In Co Armagh

The Health and Safety Executive Northern Ireland (HSENI) has launched an investigation after a man, aged in his 70s, died in a farm incident in Co Armagh.

The man died at a farm in the Silverbridge area on Thursday afternoon, 25 August.

The circumstances surrounding his death are being investigated.
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A spokesperson from HSENI said: "The HSENI is aware of the death of a farmer in the Silverbridge area of County Armagh and is currently investigating the circumstances.

"Our thoughts are with the family involved at this very difficult time."

(CD)


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