A mountain rescue called out to a north Wales hillside after reports of flashing lights found another rescue team was carrying out a training exercise.

Aberglaslyn Mountain Rescue Team was alerted about 11pm on Friday night after the lights were spotted in the Gelli Iago area, described by the team as a popular route leading to Bwlch y Battel and Cnicht

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