Man in hospital after trench fall at building site

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A man is being treated in hospital for injuries after falling into a trench at a building site in Co Armagh.

The man, aged in his twenties, was rescued from the 1.2 metre deep trench at the Green Road in Bessbrook on Wednesday by specialist Fire Service crews at around midday. A spokeswoman for the Fire Service said there was no water in the trench.

Three fire engines attended from Newry station and one from Warrenpoint.

The man’s condition is not known at this time.