Highlands & Islands

Alness student killed in Ben Nevis fall

A climber who died following a fall from Ben Nevis in Fort William has been named by police.

Daniel Rafferty, 19, from Alness, was fatally injured when he fell into the Tower Gully as he scaled Britain's highest mountain.

A member of his party contacted the emergency services at about 1720 GMT on Sunday.

Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team and a search and rescue helicopter from RAF Lossiemouth attended.

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