Two killed in mountain falls
TWO men died yesterday in separate falls on mountains in Northern Ireland.
The fatal accidents took place within an hour of each other in the Mourne range in County Down.
Inspector Frances Mccullough, of the Police Service of Northern Ireland, said: “We received a request for assistance after a male was reported to have fallen while walking on Wee Binnian shortly before midday and received a further request for assistance after a male was reported to have fallen while walking on Slieve Commedagh shortly before 1pm.
“Emergency services responded but, unfortunately, both men died at the scene.”