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Emergency services dealing with serious incident at Co Armagh farm

Emergency services are currently dealing with a serious incident at a farm in south Armagh this morning (Saturday).

At least 30 firefighters from several stations – including as far afield as Newcastle – have been called to the scene on the Kingsmill Road in Bessbrook.

Armagh I understands the incident, which happened around 7am this morning, involves a number of cattle.

Firefighters, and an animal rescue unit, are desperately trying to release at least two cows, which have fallen into a slurry tank on the farm.

The incident is currently ongoing.

There are no further details at this stage but this story will be updated when more information becomes available.

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