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Two men have died following separate falling incidents in the Mourne Mountains in County Down.

The PSNI have confirmed the deaths this evening.

The statement reads, “Police received a request for assistance after a male was reported to have fallen while walking on Wee Binnian shortly before midday and received a further request for assistance after a male was reported to have fallen while walking on Slieve Commedagh shortly before 1pm.”

Emergency services responded to the requests but it was later confirmed that both men died at the scene.

The deaths are not being treated as suspicious.

-Noah Harte