Manchester

Man rescued from waist-deep mud in Manchester city centre

The man is rescued in Manchester
Image caption The man thought to be suffering from hypothermia, spent the night in hospital

A man who was trapped in mud up to his waist after falling down a 50ft (15m) embankment in Manchester city centre, has been rescued.

The man, 27, was pulled from the mud next to the River Irwell, Victoria Street, on Friday, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service said.

He was rescued by boat and taken down the river to waiting paramedics.

The man, who was thought to be suffering from hypothermia, spent the night in hospital.

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