MAN IN SERIOUS CONDITION AFTER BULL ATTACK WHICH KILLED HIS TWIN BROTHER


first_imgThe scene were a local farmer was mauled by a bull a his farm in Burt. (North West Newspix)The twin brother of a man killed in a bull attack in Burt yesterday is still in a serious condition in hospital.George Dowds, 65, miraculously escaped being killed but his brother Patrick was not so lucky.The incident happened around 2pm at the townland of Toulett close to the Grianan of Aileach historical site. It is understood Patrick went to check on animals but when he did not return, his brother George call to see what was wrong.What happened next is unclear but George was also attacked while Patrick died at the scene from his injuries.George was rushed to Letterkenny General Hospital where he was still being treated last night.Local priest Fr Brendan Crowley said “It is a very, very sad situation. One brother is dead and the other is in a serious condition in hospital. “The brothers would be very well-known in the area. They are from a very large extended family in the Burt are who are very well-known and highly-respected members of the community.”Gardai from the Scenes of Crime investigation unit arrived at thescene yesterday where a full forensic examination of the field took place.The officers examined a number of items of clothing which were found in the field where the attack took place.The victim’s body was not removed from the scene until just before 6pmlast evening.A full investigation is being carried out by a number of agencies into the tragedy. MAN IN SERIOUS CONDITION AFTER BULL ATTACK WHICH KILLED HIS TWIN BROTHER was last modified: September 17th, 2015 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:attackbullBURTGardaiGeorge DowdsPatrick Dowdslast_img

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