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Man from Northern Ireland drowns in Australia

A BACKPACKER FROM Northern Ireland has drowned while on a trip in northern Australia. 27-year-old Tony Norney from Poleglass, in west Belfast, was with over a dozen other tourists in a remote part of the country where “Crocodile Dundee” was filmed. Police are investigation the death, but say there is no evidence a crocodile was involved.

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