Man rescued from pit in Utrecht cemetery

A man has been rescued after falling into a deep hole on Ganstraat in Utrecht on Saturday morning. A fire brigade and a so-called high-altitude rescue team, which specializes in rescuing people from hard-to-reach places, pulled a fallen person from a five-metre-deep pit in Utrecht’s Watervogelbuort cemetery. .

In a bizarre accident, the person fell into the so-called ossuary, a mass grave of bones used when the original grave was removed.

The person was taken to an ambulance, according to the Utrecht Security Area. The extent of his injuries is not yet known. Man rescued from pit in Utrecht cemetery

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