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Child taken to hospital after getting impaled on fence

The boy got his arm impaled on railings in west Belfast. Credit: PA

A child has been taken to hospital after falling onto railings and becoming impaled in west Belfast.

It is understood emergency services, including the air ambulance, were called to the Andersonstown area on Friday afternoon.

According to the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service, the boy sustained an injury to his arm in the incident.

He was taken to the Royal Victoria Hospital by ambulance.