A 17 year old girl, and two boys aged 16 and 17 have died following a suspected crush at a St Patrick’s Day disco in County Tyrone.
One young person died at the scene two died in hospital this morning, following the incident which unfolded at the Greenvale Hotel in Cookstown at 9.30 last night.
An investigation has been launched by the PSNI as they investigate the circumstances surrounding the tragic incident.
At this stage, Police believe the crush happened as a large group of teenagers surged towards the front door of the hotel, trying to get into the disco.
They are also investigating reports of a fight at the scene.
PSNI Assistant Chief Constable, Mark Hamilton, has asked anyone who was there not to share any video footage online:
“Please send them to us. Three young people are dead. They deserve a full inquiry. Their parents need to know what happened to them.”
A 16 year old girl remains in hospital this morning. Her condition is described as stable.