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One dead and three wounded in “major incidents” in Scottish highlands

A man and three others have died. people were injured in a series of incidents involving gun in Scottish highlands.

A 47-year- the old man was found dead in property in Tang area on island of sky on Wednesday morning after officers were sent to the scene amid reports that gun was fired.

Just half an hour earlier, at 9 a.m., emergency services responded to reports that 32-year- the old woman was found badly wounded in Tarskawaig, Skye. She was taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital. in Glasgow for treatment.

The police then visited property in Dorney area in Wester Ross after further shots. The man was found with serious injuries and was taken to Ragemore Hospital in Inverness. BUT second The woman, whose condition is unknown, was taken to Broadford Hospital.

A 39-year- the old man was arrested in connection with three incidents that police believe are related but not related to terrorism. At the suspect also was taken to Ragemore Hospital.

Dozens of emergency vehicles were sent to the spill of incidents.

The Scottish Highlands are popular with tourists and famous for their impressive landscapes and medieval castles. Keith Forbes, MSP for Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch said it was “one of worst days i can remember in in history of Skye and Lochalsh.

Ch Supt Conrad Trickett, local police chief for The Highlands and Islands division said there would be a significant police presence in in area over coming days, adding: “We will work with partners to provide support to the local community. I would like calm down people that we consider these incidents as localized with no wider threat public”.

Island of Sky is famous for its impressive landscapes

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Island of Sky is famous for its impressive landscapes


representative for Ambulance Scotland confirmed that four people was taken to the hospital after the brawl of incidents.

Miss Forbes who It has just gave birth baby girl, added: “I cant begin imagine that family and friends of those who lost a loved one one pass and they should to be in all our thoughts and prayers right now.

“The communities of the West Highlands are tight-knit, we are warm and hospitable, and this will destroy us to the core. Feels like our heart was torn to pieces.

“I and I sure many others never thought we would see such a terrible day.”

Ian Blackford MP for SNP for Ross, Sky and Lochaber said it was very disturbing. news and that his thoughts were with all the victims.

On Twitter, he said: “How more details come to lightanswer of Emergency services appear to have stopped this incident from spreading even further than it did. Thanks for in work what are you doing.”

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