Whale discovered on beach near Gerinish on South Uist
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Stranded whale dies on Scottish beach

A 60ft (18m) whale that was discovered on a beach near Gerinish on South Uist, Scotland on Tuesday has died.

Personnel at a nearby military rocket test range had been helping with efforts to lessen the distress of the dying animal.

The animal was thought to be a fin or a rare sei whale.

Lorna Gordon reports.