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Woman killed in cliff fall north of Sydney

A woman has died after falling from a cliff north of Sydney.

The accident happened in Berowra Heights, near Hornsby, with the woman falling around 10m while abseiling down a cliff.

Three other climbers have also been rescued from a ledge.

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NSW Police, Ambulance and Fire and Rescue were called.

Fire and Rescue NSW said on twitter they were working with paramedics to help a lady who had fallen in bushland near Wideview Rd.

Police said offers from Ku-ring-gai Police Area Command were called at 1pm following reports a woman was seriously injured after falling while abseiling.


“Emergency services treated her at the scene, however, she was unable to be revived,” they said in a statement.

“Three other people, two women and a man, were rescued off a rock ledge and brought to safety by officers from the Rescue and Bomb Disposal Unit and Fire and Rescue NSW.”

Police said they are investigating.

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