South East Wales

Rescue after girl and horse fall down Newport embankment

A girl and the horse she was riding were rescued after falling 10 feet (3m) down an embankment in Newport.

Firefighters used a stretcher and line equipment following the incident at Bettws Lane.

It happened at 14:30 GMT on Thursday.

Fire crews from Maindee and Malpas were sent and ambulance staff were still at the scene on Thursday afternoon.

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