Father and son hospitalised after falling into slurry tank

It’s emerged that a father and his son had to be rescued after falling into a slurry tank in Co. Derry.

The incident happened at around 4pm yesterday afternoon at a farm in the Claudy area.

Emergency services attended the scene and the two aged in their 40s and 70s were rescued and airlifted to Altnagelvin Hospital for treatment.

The Health and Safety Executive has been informed of the incident.