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Gardai investigate laser attack on rescue helicopter in Co Donegal

NewsBy Neil Fetherston
A rescue helicopter was targeted. FILE PHOTO
A rescue helicopter was targeted. FILE PHOTO

Gardai in Milford, Co Donegal are investigating a laser attack on a rescue helicopter early this morning.

The Sligo-based rescue helicopter was involved in a search in the Gweedore area at 1am when a laser was pointed at the helicopter several times.

The pilot reported the incident to Malin Head Coast Guard, who informed Milford gardaí.