South East Wales

Men pulled from river in Treorchy

Two men were taken to hospital after being pulled from a fast-flowing river in Rhondda Cynon Taf.

Firefighters were alerted after police officers tried to rescue the pair at Senghenydd Street, Treorchy, at about 00:30 GMT on Saturday.

The men were pulled from the water by firefighters using a 7m (22ft) ladder, rope and life-jackets.

It is not known how the men came to be in the water. Paramedics took them to hospital. Their condition is not known.

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