Wednesday 23 August 2017

Three men collapse in city centre 'drug' incident

Three men have collapsed in Belfast after a suspected drug overdose, police have said.

Police and ambulance crews attended the scene in the Donegal Pass area of the city shortly before 9pm on Saturday.

"Police received a report from the NIAS of three unconscious males," the PSNI said in a statement.

"Police attended the scene and assisted NIAS colleagues."

Officers provided emergency first aid before the men were treated by the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service.

Police said the men were taken to hospital where they are recovering.

"This clearly could have had dire consequences for those involved," police said in a post on their Facebook page.

Belfast Telegraph

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