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Man rescued in Gower after 15m cliff fall

A man was airlifted to hospital after falling 15m (49ft) down cliffs in Gower, Swansea.

The man was on an organised cliff climbing expedition when he slipped and fell at Rhossili.

The group's organisers called the police, who in turn contacted Swansea Coastguard at 1715 BST on Saturday.

An RAF rescue helicopter was sent to airlift the man to Morriston Hospital in Swansea where he is receiving treatment. He is in a stable condition.

It is understood he suffered facial injuries.

Coastguard rescue teams from Rhossili and Mumbles also helped with the rescue, along with the police and ambulance.



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