Northern Ireland

Augnacloy: Investigation after farmer dies in bull attack in County Tyrone

Health and Safety Executive Northern Ireland
Image caption The HSENI said it is investigating a 'fatal incident'

A farmer has died after being attacked by a bull in County Tyrone.

The Health and Safety Executive (HSENI) said it was investigating a "fatal incident" in the Augnacloy area.

Nigel Murray was attacked in a field near Aughnacloy on Saturday. His funeral will take place on Tuesday.

Insp Keith Jamieson said: "After consultation with the vet and members of the family, police shot the bull as it posed a risk."

The Police Ombudsman has been informed.