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Walkers airlifted from Shetland hill

Two walkers have been airlifted to safety in Shetland after becoming lost in foggy conditions.

A coastguard helicopter picked the walkers up at 17:10 from an area on Ronas Hill.

It follows reports of a search operation involving the helicopter, police and coastguard teams.

A Shetland Coastguard spokeswoman said both walkers were safe and well.

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