Horse rescued from gutter after hour-long marathon operation in western India

Residents of Gothanpur village in western India rescued a horse that had fallen into a gutter while grazing.

The horse was walking on a footpath when it slipped into a gap and fell in the gutter.

A group of locals rushed to the spot upon hearing the screams of the animal coming from the gutter.

They tried to pull the animal out but failed in the attempt and called on an excavator for assistance.

Footage shows the excavator demolishing a part of the footpath to allow the horse to jump out.

Finally, residents managed to pull out the animal from the gutter after an hour.

The horse did not sustain any injuries, reports said.

Locals said that they have made several complaints to the Palghar Municipal Council to fix the gap in the footpath.

This incident took place on August 13.