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An investigation is underway to establish the facts after a man fell from the window of a building in Leith and landed on top of a woman.

Emergency services were called to Duke Street shortly after 5pm on Sunday.

The man was taken to hospital in a serious condition while the woman, who was walking on the pavement below also suffered injuries.

Duke Street was closed for several hours while investigations were carried out.

A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: “Police and Ambulance crews attended in Duke Street, Edinburgh, just after 5pm on Sunday with regards to a man who appears to have fallen from a building.

“This male and another female injured during the incident have been taken to hospital for treatment.

“Enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances. If anyone has any information that might be relevant, please contact police via 101.”

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