Gwynedd: Sheep saved after being trapped in mine shaft for 10 days

After being trapped for over a week in a mine shaft, a rescue team roped a sheep to safety.

Gwynedd: Sheep saved after being trapped in mine shaft for 10 days

After being trapped for over a week in a mine shaft, a rescue team roped a sheep to safety.

At midday on Tuesday, two members of the Aberglaslyn Mountain Rescue Team - AMRT lowered themselves into the shaft in Gwynedd near Nantlle.

After a farmer alerted North Wales Police, they were called.

The team stated that the sheep had been trapped for about 10 days and had lost significant weight.

AMRT stated that a number of volunteers were on the scene trying to find the best way to save the sheep.

It stated that a complete rope system was in place and two volunteers were lowered into the shaft.

After a brief struggle, the animal was captured and placed in a bag to be removed from the shaft... Before being handed over the farmer.

Rescue team stated that it was clear that the sheep would have died in the shaft if it hadn't intervened.

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