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Italian envoy confirms death of two foreign climbers who went missing on Nanga Parbat

Italian Daniele Nardi and Briton Tom Ballard went missing two weeks ago

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March 9, 2019

 

Supreme Court takes notice of CAA head using a PIA plane for a private tour

Chief Justice Saqib Nasir took notice of media reports of the Civil Aviation Authority director general using a PIA plane for a private tour of Nanga Parbat and has fixed the matter for hearing. The chief justice will hear the case on July 22 at the Supreme Court’s Karachi Registry. Earlier, the Supreme Court had…

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July 21, 2018

 

French climber recalls horror descent from Pakistan’s ‘killer mountain’

SALLANCHES: A French mountaineer who was rescued in a dramatic night-time operation on Pakistan’s “killer mountain” has told how she had to leave her weak and bleeding climbing partner and descend the peak alone in darkness. Elisabeth Revol, speaking exclusively to AFP from a hospital in France’s Haute-Savoie region — where doctors are assessing whether she will…

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February 2, 2018

 

Polish rescue team finds French climber on Pakistan’s ‘Killer Mountain’

FILE PHOTO – Snow packed mountain of northern Pakistan is seen in this July 14 2004 file photo. REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood WARSAW: After an exhausting night ascent a rescue mission found the French mountaineer Elisabeth Revol on the slopes of Pakistan’s treacherous “Killer Mountain”, but a Polish climber who had been with her remained missing, Poland’s…

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January 28, 2018

 

Search underway for climbers on Nanga Parbat

Islamabad: Pakistan launched a search Saturday for two alpinists who went missing while attempting to climb the country’s second-highest peak Nanga Parbat, nicknamed “killer mountain” for its treacherous terrain. It comes a day after Elisabeth Revol, from France, and Polish national Tomek Mackiewicz were spotted through binoculars by fellow climbers at the base camp. “We…

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January 27, 2018

 

Pakistan Army undertaking rescue operation for 2 foreign mountaineers

RAWALPINDI: In response to request for rescue of two foreign mountaineers (one male and one female) who are stuck in bad weather at Nanga Parbat, an operation is in progress by Pakistan Army. Two Pakistan Army helicopters carrying 4 rescuers are undertaking the rescue mission. The request was made to Pakistan army to save the…

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January 27, 2018

 

Missing foreigners on Nanga Parbat expedition found, one is down with frostbite

NEWS DESK: Two foreigners on an expedition to scale the mighty Nanga Parbat, who had gone missing, were found, according to a Skardu-based website’s Twitter handle. Quoting sources, a tweet had earlier said that Polish mountaineer Tomek Mackiewicz and Frenchwoman Elisabeth Revol have gone missing. Skardu.pk tweeted: “Two climbers trying to scale Nanga Parbat ‘go…

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January 26, 2018

 

Foreigners trying to scale Nanga Parbat “go missing”

NEWS DESK: Two foreigners who were on an expedition to scale the mighty Nanga Parbat have reportedly gone missing, according to a Skardu-based website’s Twitter handle. Quoting sources, the tweet said that Polish mountaineer Tomek Mackiewicz and Frenchwoman Elisabeth Revol have gone missing. Skardu.pk tweeted: “Two climbers trying to scale Nanga Parbat ‘go missing’. A…

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January 26, 2018

 

Bad weather hampers search for two climbers missing on Nanga Parbat

ISLAMABAD: The chances of survival for two climbers missing on a treacherous peak in northern Pakistan known as “Killer Mountain” have faded as bad weather hampers search and rescue efforts, police said Friday. The two climbers, Alberto Zerain, a Spanish alpinist, and Mariano Galvan, an Argentinian national, went missing while attempting to summit the 8,125…

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June 30, 2017

 

Two alpinists go missing on Pakistan’s ‘Killer Mountain

ISLAMABAD: Two alpinists, a Spaniard and an Argentinian, have gone missing while attempting to summit a peak in northern Pakistan nicknamed “Killer Mountain”, mountaineering experts said Tuesday. “Alberto Zerain, a Spanish alpinist, and Mariano Galvan, an Argentinian national, went missing while trying to climb Nanga Parbat,” the world’s ninth highest mountain, Alpine Club of Pakistan…

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June 27, 2017

 

Denmark ambassador visits Fairy Meadows and he absolutely loves it

Denmark’s ambassador to Pakistan Ole Thonke visited Fairy Meadows, a grassland near one of the base camp sites of the Nanga Parbat, and shared his experience as “absolutely amazing”. “Today is November 6. I have travelled up here in Gilgit-Baltistan to visit Fairy Meadows. I have been here three days now and it has been…

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November 13, 2016

 

Conquering Pakistan’s ‘Killer Mountain’ against all odds

ISLAMABAD: Simone Moro stood atop Pakistan’s “Killer Mountain” last week and observed the curve of the Earth — a view which had never been seen by anyone in winter until the climber and his team conquered Nanga Parbat. The expedition had taken three months and came more than six decades after the mountain was first…

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March 3, 2016

 

Climbers make first winter ascent of Pakistan’s ‘Killer Mountain’ Nanga Parbat

ISLAMABAD: Climbers from Pakistan, Spain and Italy have become the first mountaineers to scale Nanga Parbat, Pakistan’s “Killer Mountain” and second highest peak after K2, in winter, a spokesman said Friday.  “Alex Txikon (Spain), Ali Sadpara (Pakistan) and Simone Moro (Italy) have reached the top of Nanga Parbat,” Karrar Haidri, spokesman of the Alpine Club…

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February 26, 2016

 
 
 
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