Highlands & Islands

Rescuers help family off Ben Nevis

Mountain rescuers were called to help a family of four off Ben Nevis in the early hours after one of the party was injured.

It was understood the casualty fell on to rocks while descending the mountain in the dark.

Police said members of Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team found the group at the wooden bridge on the lower section of the public footpath.

The family was exhausted but did not need medical attention.

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