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Climber dies after fall in Skye Cuillin

A climber has died after suffering serious head injuries in an 80ft (24m) fall in the Cuillin range on Skye on Friday 30 May.

His companion raised the alarm at 12:30 following the accident in the Whispering Wall area on Sgurr a Mhadaidh.

The Stornoway Coastguard helicopter was called and airlifted the injured man to Broadford Hospital on Skye, where he was pronounced dead. Northern Constabulary Police will now prepare a full report on the incident.

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