Highlands & Islands

Three Belgians airlifted to hospital in Stornoway

Three Belgians have been airlifted to hospital in Stornoway, following incidents on a hill in South Uist on Sunday morning.

One had a dislocated ankle and the other two were found to be suffering from exhaustion.

It is believed they had been taking part in a military exercise.

They were taken by Stornoway Coastguard helicopter to the Western Isles Hospital for treatment.

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