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Island's 999 call system goes down due to 'technical fault'

Emergency service access went 'offline'

Police have confirmed the Isle of Man’s 999 system went ‘offline’ for a short period of time this morning.

It’s been blamed on a technical fault.

Engineers from the communications division, and Manx Telecom and Sure, have now re-established the emergency call system.

An investigation is underway to establish how the fault occurred.

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