Man, 73, seriously ill after attack in County Donegal

Altnagelvin Hospital
Image caption The pensioner is in a serious condition in Derry's Altnagelvin Hospital

A 73-year-old man is seriously ill in hospital in Londonderry after he was assaulted in County Donegal.

The pensioner was attacked in Convent Road, Carndonagh, at about 21:30 BST on Friday.

Police were called to the scene and the injured man was taken across the border by ambulance to Altnagelvin Hospital.

A man in his 30s who was arrested in connection with the attack is being questioned at Buncrana Garda (police) station in County Donegal.

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