Pakistani army made contact with mountaineers Shehroze Kashif and Fazal Ali and conducted a "high-risk" mission to rescue them.
Pakistani army helicopter rescues four Italian and two Pakistani climbers stranded at an altitude of around 5,300 metres in northern Ghizer district, a mountaineering worker says, even as a Pakistani climber of the team is killed.
An official of the Pakistan Alpine Club says authorities are dispatching a helicopter to northern Ghizar district on Tuesday in a bid to rescue four Italians and three Pakistani climbers stranded due to an avalanche.
Climbers Tom Ballard and Daniele Nardi were last heard from on February 24 as they climbed the Nanga Parbat, which at 8,125 metres is the world's ninth-highest peak.
Elisabeth Revol and her climbing companion Tomasz Mackiewicz called for help on Friday from about 7,400 metres up Pakistan's second highest peak, the 8,126 metre Nanga Parbat.
Pakistan gives order of execution for Taliban men related to massacre of foreign mountaineers.
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