Firefighters rescue cow from slurry pit

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The incident occurred at approximately 6:35am on Sunday, January 29.

Detailing the incident, a Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service (NIFRS) spokesperson said: “NIFRS responded to a report of a cow trapped in a slurry tank at Whitehill Road, Eglington, Londonderry.

“Specialist Rescue Teams and firefighters used slings and a telehandler to remove the cow from the slurry pit. Fire crews from Crescent Link and Omagh stations attended the incident.”