Firefighters pour water into well to help pig to the surface

Footage has emerged from China of firefighters pouring 7,000 litres of water into a well to help a pig after it fell to the bottom of the pit.

The video, filmed in Benxi, Liaoning Province on June 21, shows the rescuers slowly filling the well to help the 275kg pig swim up to the surface where they can pull it to safety.

According to local news, 12 firefighters equipped with an oxygen cylinder were sent to the scene to rescue the pig.


By: NewsFlare (110565.00)

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Location: China