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Huge rescue operation after cattle fall into slurry tank at Co Armagh farm

There is a large-scale rescue operation currently ongoing in Tassagh

****UPDATE*** Fire Service have confirmed that two bullocks were successfully rescued.

Around 35 firefighters are currently involved in a huge rescue mission at a county Armagh farm this afternoon (Wednesday).

A number of fire crews and animal rescue personnel have been tasked to a farm in Tassagh after a number of cattle fell into a slurry tank.

The incident happened just before midday on the Killyfaddy Road, between Keady and Armagh.

It remains unclear how the incident happened but crews are working hard to free the remaining livestock in difficult conditions.

There is one crew from Keady Fire Station, one from Armagh, the Large Animal Rescue Team from Newcastle Fire Station and Specialist Rescue Team from Central Fire Station in Belfast.

Nobody else has been injured in the incident.

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