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Two avalanche victims named

The Ministry of Defence says two of the three people who died after an avalanche in the Scottish Highlands were RAF personnel. Rimon Than, 33, a squadron leader and Flight Lieutenant Fran Capps, 32, were two of the victims.

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Police: Casualties believed to be in 'serious condition'

A spokesman for Northern Constabulary has said that the three people airlifted to hospital are "believed to be in a serious condition".

He added that two groups of six people had been in the area at the time of the avalanche, and have now been "walked off" the hill.

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