South East Wales

Child rescued from drain at Bassaleg School, Newport

Bassaleg School Image copyright John Thorn/Geograph

A child has been rescued from a drain at a school near Newport.

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service said it was called to Bassaleg School at about 11:35 BST on Thursday.

An emergency ambulance was also called to the scene but was not required, the fire service said.

The school is a comprehensive secondary school for pupils aged 11-18.

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