A climber has been killed by a falling rock in the Blue Mountains, west of Sydney.
Emergency crews are carrying out a dangerous mission to retrieve the body of the man, thought to be in his 30s, on a cliff face in Leura.
The man was climbing with a friend off Sublime Point road about noon on Sunday.
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His friend managed to call for help but strong winds are hampering rescue efforts by paramedics and police.
A report will be prepared for the coroner.
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