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Climber killed in Ben Nevis fall named as Kidderminster man

Ben Nevis
Image caption The two climbers fell near the summit of Britain's highest mountain, Ben Nevis

A climber who died in a fall near the summit of Ben Nevis on Sunday morning has been named.

Northern Constabulary said Paul Guest was 32 and from Kidderminster, in Worcestershire.

Survivor David Warden, 46, from Perth, who was seriously injured, has been receiving treatment at Belford Hospital in Fort William.

On Monday, his condition was described by police as serious but stable.

The pair had been climbing in an area known as Zero Gully when they fell more than 1,000ft (350m).

The emergency services were alerted at about 11:00 on Sunday.

An RAF helicopter and the Lochaber Mountain Rescue team went to the scene.

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