ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Pakistani army helicopter groups rescued six mountain climbers on Tuesday after an avalanche trapped them on a treacherous stretch of the Hindu Kush on the border with Afghanistan, officers stated.
The climbers — 4 of them Italian, two of them Pakistani — had been hit whereas scaling a 5,300-foot peak within the mountain vary on Monday. Their Pakistani information was killed instantly, officers stated, and the survivors sustained minor accidents.
“They’ve been rescued and are underneath therapy on the Mixed Army Hospital in Gilgit,” Naiknam Karim, the chief government of Journey Excursions of Pakistan, stated in a phone interview from Gilgit, in northern Pakistan. “The Pakistani climbers can stroll, whereas the Italian have minor accidents.”
Officers stated it had taken two helicopters roughly 4 hours to carry the climbers down.
Mr. Karim, whose firm offered floor providers for the climbers, stated that the Italian-Pakistani climbing expedition had set out from base camp on June 5. It was the second time they’d tried the climb.
“The Italians had tried to climb the summit final 12 months, too, however the try was unsuccessful,” Mr. Karim stated.