Children among five killed as car slips from pier into sea

Five people including at least two children have been killed and a baby girl is in hospital after a car they were in slipped from a pier in Co Donegal.

The baby was saved with the help of a bystander and is said to be in a stable condition after the tragedy at Buncrana Pier.

Emergency services said they had recovered the bodies of a two boys, a man and a woman. The age of a second female fatality has not been confirmed.

It is understood gardai are treating the incident as an accident and it is thought the car may have "slipped" into the water at around 7.30pm on Sunday.

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