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Fallen climbers taken to Raigmore Hospital

Two climbers have been taken to Raigmore Hospital in Inverness after falling in the Cairngorms.

Cairngorm Mountain Rescue Team and a search and rescue helicopter from RAF Lossiemouth in Moray went to the aid of the two men.

One of the climbers fell about 1,312ft (400m) in the Corrie an Lochan area.

The other man, who was injured while going trying to help his companion, was described as "walking wounded". A third man was able to walk from the scene.

Members of Cairngorm Mountain Rescue Team were already in the area.

The RAF helicopter airlifted the two injured climbers to Raigmore.

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