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Walker airlifted from Mournes

Slieve Donard (pic by Kathleen Carville)
Mountain rescuers climbed up to assess the man's injuries

A 62-year-old man has been airlifted from the Mournes after falling and breaking his leg.

He was part of a group of walkers who were on a section between Slieve Donard and Slieve Commedagh when he fell.

A mountain rescue team assessed his injuries and called for a helicopter to travel from Dublin to airlift him to Daisy Hill Hospital in Newry.

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