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Horse rescued after falling into well in Ajman

The four-metre deep well at a farm in Al Manama was uncovered

A horse was recued after falling into a muddy well in Ajman on Monday.

At 8.44am, a man working at a farm in Al Manama — were the horse fell — called Ajman Civil Defence for assistance.

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Firefighters rescued the trapped animal from the two-metre wide and four-metre deep well using a sling and other lifting machinery. The operation took an hour to safety remove the horse who was uninjured by the fall, civil defence said.

Officer Jamal Hasan Jamal from Al Madina Civil Defence Center said the well was left uncovered and called on farm owners to ensure that all wells are secured to avoid similar incidents.

Updated: September 19, 2017 12:01 PM