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Full Report: Climbers killed in avalanche

A woman from Durham is fighting for her life after surviving an avalanche that killed four other climbers.

The 24-year-old, who has not yet been named, was part of a group walking near Glencoe, in the Scottish Highlands.

Among those who died were a doctor from North Yorkshire, and another who trained at Newcastle University.

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Fourth avalanche victim named

Dr Rachel Majumdar, 29, has been named as the fourth victim who died in an avalanche in the Scottish Highlands. Credit: Family Handout/PA Wire

The fourth person killed in an avalanche in the Scottish Highlands has been named by police.

Rachel Majumdar, 29, was a doctor working at Harrogate District Hospital in North Yorkshire.

She was originally from Merseyside and was most recently living in Leeds, Northern Constabulary said today.

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Couple who died in avalanche had 'such a good future'

Tom Chesters and Rachel Majumdar, who both died in an avalanche in the Scottish Highlands, had been dating for several years and had "such a good future together".

Sam Morris, 35, said the only consolation in the tragedy was that the couple died side-by-side doing something they both loved.

They were in love since they met in their first year of university. They were just so soft and sweet with each other - two people so at ease together. They were having fun making plans.

They had dreams of doing voluntary work oversees together. Some of the comfort we have drawn is that these guys had been together to the end. At least they were doing what they liked doing.

Harrogate doctor killed in avalanche

The fourth person killed in an avalanche in the Scottish Highlands has been named by police as Rachel Majumdar.

The 29-year-old was a doctor working at Harrogate District Hospital in North Yorkshire.

She was originally from Merseyside and was most recently living in Leeds, Northern Constabulary said today.

The avalanche struck on Saturday afternoon as a group of six friends made their descent on Bidean Nam Bian in Glencoe.

PhD students Christopher Bell and Tom Chesters, and junior doctor Una Finnegan, were also swept to their deaths as they made their way down the mountain.

A 24-year-old woman from the Durham area, who was seriously hurt in the incident, remains in a critical condition in hospital in Glasgow.

"Much sadness and deep regret" at death of climbers

A woman from Durham is fighting for her life after surviving an avalanche that killed four other climbers.

The 24 year old, who has not been named, was part of a group walking near Glencoe, in the Scottish Highlands when they were engulfed by snow on Saturday.

One of those who died was Una Finnegan, a doctor who trained at Newcastle University.

One member of the group survived by leaping from the collapsing sheet of snow and stabbing an ice axe into firmer ground.

He released this statement through the police.

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