GILGILT: In a bid to retrieve stranded mountaineers Shehroze Kashif and Fazal Ali from Nanga Parbat, the Pakistan Military is coordinating a excessive threat rescue operation for the final 24 hours, mentioned Inter-Providers Public Relations (ISPR) on Thursday.
The Pakistani mountaineers had gone lacking two days again whereas descending the summit of Nanga Parbat however have been traced a day earlier. The mountaineer duo had summited the Nanga Parbat, the ninth highest peak on this planet, on Tuesday.
In an announcement, the army’s media wing mentioned that military aviation helicopters and a floor search group — comprising high-altitude porters and rescuers — have been employed to rescue the mountaineers.
Pakistan military aviation pilots, in a daring try, flew two helicopter missions regardless of unhealthy climate situations however couldn’t choose up the mountaineers as a consequence of dense clouds and really excessive altitude, the ISPR mentioned.
“In the meantime, the bottom search group can be nearing the stranded mountaineers who’re at present at Camp-3 at a peak of 21,000 ft. The military aviation pilots will fly once more at this time topic to climate situations as the bottom group try to rescue the mountaineers to Camp-2,” it added.
Kashif’s father advised Geo Information earlier at this time that his son — throughout a short chat from the bottom camp — has knowledgeable him that they have been shifting in the direction of Camp 2.