Highlands & Islands

Walkers missing on Ben Nevis found

A group of walkers who sparked a search involving a mountain rescue team and Royal Navy helicopter have been found.

Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team and a Royal Navy helicopter had been searching for them in conditions described as "stormy".

Police Scotland said the alarm was raised at 09:16 after one of the group became separated from the others after they slipped and fell.

The fallen walker was taken to Belford Hospital in Fort William.

A member of the public came across the missing group of three in Glen Nevis at 10:36.

Two were taken to Belford Hospital with minor injuries.

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