Yesterday two farmers were rushed to hospital, and three animals killed following a slurry related accident.
The accident occurred in the Fintona area of Co. Tyrone yesterday, as the farmers were trying to get the slurry out to land. Their injuries are said to be non life threatening and were caused by the inhalation of toxic fumes. They were mixing the slurry, when they then fell ill. The three animals lost in the incident were close by at the time.
Emergency services and local Police and rushed to the scene, before the men were treated and transported to Enniskillen hospital. The incident is currently under investigation by the Health and Safety Executive.