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Climber rescued after falling 70ft in Glen Coe

Glen Coe rescue Image copyright Ed Daynes/Glencoe MRT
Image caption Members of Glencoe Mountain Rescue Team at the scene of the woman's fall

A climber has been rescued after being injured in a 70ft (21m) fall in Glen Coe.

She was on Lost Valley Buttress with other climbers on Monday when she fell.

Police Scotland was alerted to the incident at about 13:45 and members of Glencoe Mountain Rescue Team climbed to the scene of the accident.

The team helped the woman down to an area where she could be safely airlifted by a coastguard helicopter to a waiting ambulance.

Image copyright Ed Dayes/Glencoe MRT
Image caption The rescue team members carried the climber to a location where she could be safely airlifted

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