17/06/2013

Bodies Found In Sea Near Cliffs Were Climbers Went Missing

The search for two missing climbers has been called off after the discovery of two bodies in the sea off the coast of Anglesey.

A search had been launched when two men, a 48-year-old and 21-year-old, were reported missing by fellow climbers near North Stack near Holyhead just after 22:00 on Saturday night.

Crews search until 01:00 but only found two rucksacks, according to the BBC. Shortly after the search resumed at 04:30 two bodies were spotted by a search and rescue helicopter.

It is understood that the two bodies, found near to where the two men were climbing, were roped together, as they would have been while climbing together.

Police are working to establish the identities of the two men.

(MH/CD)

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