Northern Ireland

Woman rescued after falling while walking in Mournes

A 63-year-old woman has been rescued from the Mourne mountains.

At 1700 BST police received a report that a woman had fallen and sustained an injury while out walking.

The police helicopter was tasked and the Mourne Mountain Rescue Team informed.

The woman was located and lifted to safety by officers on the police helicopter. She was taken to hospital for treatment for a suspected broken leg.