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Child airlifted to Alberta Children’s Hospital after fall in Kananaskis Country

STARS Air Ambulance seen landing at the Alberta Children's Hospital in Calgary. .
STARS Air Ambulance seen landing at the Alberta Children's Hospital in Calgary. . Global1/Global News

A child was airlifted to hospital on Tuesday following a fall in Kananaskis Country, according to STARS Air Ambulance.

EMS said a school-aged boy was involved in a backcountry incident and was treated for serious injuries before being taken in the air ambulance.

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EMS said as of 6 p.m. the boy was in stable, non-life-threatening condition.

STARS said the boy’s injuries were the result of a fall, but officials did not elaborate on the nature of the fall or how far the boy fell.

Officials also did not provide the child’s age.

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