Brecon Mountain Rescue Team's deputy leader, Mark Jones
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Increase in mountain rescue team calls across Wales

Mountain rescue teams across Wales have seen a 28% increase in the number of calls over the past 12 months.

Six teams had a total rise from 459 calls between August 2014-2015, to 585 in the 12 months to August this year.

Brecon Mountain Rescue Team recorded its busiest month on record in July,

The team's deputy leader Mark Jones, said: "Sometimes people just have accidents."

He spoke to Dafydd Morgan from Welsh language news programme Newyddion 9.

  • 19 Aug 2016
  • From the section Wales
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