Man shot dead at Dublin boxing weigh-in

Police, fire and ambulance vehicles at the scene of the shooting at Dublin's Regency HotelImage copyright
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Police, fire and ambulance crews were called to the scene of the shooting at Dublin’s Regency Hotel

A man has died in a shooting at a boxing match weigh-in in the Republic of Ireland.

Two other men were injured in the incident at Dublin’s Regency Hotel at about 14:30 local time on Friday.

It is understood the gunmen were dressed as police officers and armed with AK47 guns.

The injured men, in their 20s or 30s, have “possible gunshot wounds”, police said, and have been taken to hospitals in Dublin.

The hotel has been sealed off and a forensic examination of the area is expected to take place.

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