Northern Ireland

Armed men hijack taxi at gunpoint in Strabane

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Two masked men, one armed with a gun, hijacked a taxi in a County Tyrone town on Friday.

The incident, in Strabane's Fountain Terrace, took place at 20:00 BST.

Police said the men forced the driver from the vehicle, a blue Renault Traffic, before they drove it away.

It was later found burned out at Innisfree Gardens. The driver was uninjured. Detectives want anyone with information to get in touch.