Irishwoman among Scotland avalanche victims

Monday 21 January 2013 12.01
Four climbers were killed in an avalanche on Bidean Nam Bian mountain
Four climbers were killed in an avalanche on Bidean Nam Bian mountain

A woman from Northern Ireland was among four climbers killed in an avalanche in the Scottish Highlands yesterday.

The Northern Constabulary has named three of the victims as 25-year-old Una Rachel Finnegan from Co Derry, Tom Chesters, who was living in Leeds, and Christopher Bell, 24, from Blackpool.

A total of six climbers were caught up in the avalanche in Glencoe.

Another woman was critically injured in the incident.