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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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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.

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"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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