Two hospitalised following rescue mission off coast of Sligo after boat capsizes
Reports have emerged that a boat has capsized off the coast of Sligo on Sunday.
The Irish Mirror has reported that eight people have been rescued after the Royal National Lifeboat Institution launched a rescue mission at around 11am.
Launched from Sligo Bay, Sligo about half an hour ago - https://t.co/HSxWABF6YI
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The Mirror has further reported that two people have been hospitalised following the rescue mission. According to reports, one of the patients is believed to have minor injuries while the other is suffering with serious injuries. The Journal has further reported that neither patient sustained injuries that are believed to be life-threatening.
The search was assisted by Coast Guard Rescue Helicopter 118.