Two killed in Donegal house fire

Two women have died in a house fire in Letterkenny, County Donegal.

One woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

The second woman was taken to Letterkenny General Hospital in a critical condition, but has since died.

Irish state broadcaster RTÉ has reported that it is understood that the women were sisters and were 24 and 27 years old.

A man who was in the house in Ceanann View managed to escape and raised the alarm at around 11:00 GMT.

Police have sealed off the house for a technical examination, although the fire is not believed to be suspicious