Northern Ireland

Man rescued after falling into trench on building site

A man in his 20s has been rescued after falling into a trench on a building site in County Armagh.

The incident happened at about 11:30 GMT on Thursday at Green Road in Bessbrook.

Fire crews used a long board to rescue the man who had fallen into a 1.2 metre trench.

Four fire appliances and a specialist rescue team attended the incident. He was taken to hospital by ambulance.