Four people killed after avalanche in Glencoe, Scotland

Four people were killed after a group of six climbers were caught up in an avalanche at Glencoe in the Scottish Highlands, Northern Constabulary has said.

A statement said two men and two women found by searchers had died and one woman from the party of six remains in a very serious condition at Belford Hospital.

The sixth climber who raised the alarm is safe and well and being assessed and cared for by emergency services.

Police are making efforts to identify the deceased and to contact next of kin.

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Fourth avalanche victim named

The fourth victim who died in an avalanche in the Scottish Highlands on Saturday has been named by Northern Constabulary as Dr Rachel Majumdar. A fifth person remains in a critical condition.