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French Climber with his Polish partner, , Elisabeth Revol and Tomasz Mackiewicz, recently stood on Naga Parbat, the top of one of Pakistan’s most dangerous mountain ranges.

The climbers reached on the mountain on Friday 26th January 28, 2018 and uploaded their pictures on social media and wrote a post on their dramatic rescue operation.

According to state official news they were climbing under the supervision of Pakistani military, and Pakistani military helicopter rescued them back safely from that dangerous journey.

Tomasz Mackiewicz, an elite polish climber, said, “I was nearby K2 rushed to the rescue, scaling the mountain overnight to find Miss Revol alive.”

One of the Pakistani Military Officers said, “Four members of the team, who had been attempting the first winter ascent of K2 (the second highest mountain in the world) were brought to Nanga Parbat by a Pakistani military helicopter.

“Now we dropped them back to their residences, from there they will go back to their homes.”

Miss Revol announced on FaceBook about early hours of Sunday morning local time, the climbing team’s Facebook page announced: “Elisabeth Revol found!”

She wrote, “I was separated from Mr. Mazckiewicz and most dreadful thing was snow blindness. We are suffering from frostbite.”

While Mr. Tomasz wrote, “The rescue for Tomasz is unfortunately not possible,” “Because of the weather and altitude it would put the life of rescuers in extreme danger.

“It’s a terrible and painful decision. We are in deep sadness. All our thoughts go out to Tomek’s family and friends. We are crying.”

According to state News Agency, it has been stated, “All five climbers still alive are expected to be evacuated by helicopter to the town of Skardu later on Sunday. “

Last year, a Spaniard and an Argentinean were presumed dead in an avalanche after they went missing trying to scale the peak and in 2013, gunmen killed 10 foreign climbers and their Pakistani guide at the Nanga Parbat base camp.

Naga Parbat was nicknamed “Killer Mountain” having the height of 7,400m, about 24,280ft.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reporter: Syeda Faiza Bukhari

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