Northern Ireland

Royal Victoria Hospital tank stolen 'using forklift'

Royal Victoria Hospital
Image caption The tank was taken from the Royal Victoria Hospital on Thursday morning

Thieves are believed to have used a forklift truck to steal a copper boiler tank from the Royal Victoria Hospital.

The theft took place on Thursday morning at about 0610 BST.

The square tank, measuring 10ft by 5ft by 6ft, was in the Broadway Tower area.

Police have appealed for anyone who noticed suspicious activity in the area to contact them.