Northern Ireland

Hillsborough incident: Man rescued from pit by fire crews

A man has been taken to hospital after getting trapped in a pit in Hillsborough, County Down.

Seven fire engines were deployed to the incident at Comber Road on Friday morning.

The man was removed from the pit by fire crews and has been taken to hospital for treatment.

His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

The incident is being investigated by the Health and Safety Executive.

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