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Two climbers have been killed while hiking in the Scottish Highlands

By Lucy Christie, PA

A rescue operation was launched in Glencoe following concern for the climbers, believed to be male.

Police Scotland said they were found dead at the scene.

A spokeswoman said: "Police Scotland were called about concern for two climbers on Stob Coire nam Beith at around 4.25pm on Saturday.

"Police, coastguard and Glencoe Mountain Rescue responded, and sadly we can confirm that the two climbers were found deceased."

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