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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.

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Two men and two women killed after Glencoe avalanche

Two men and two women have been killed after an avalanche on Bidean Nam Bian, in Glencoe, Scotland, police have confirmed.

Bidean Nam Bian is a mountain with a height in excess of 3,000ft Credit: STV News

David Gibson, chief officer and company secretary of the Mountaineering Council of Scotland said:

"It is always difficult in these circumstances, but I think the advice we would give to people is to check the weather and avalanche forecasts before setting off, and to assess the risks.

"The thoughts of the MCoS are with all of those involved and the rescue services up there doing the job they do."

. Credit: STV News

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