Spanish climber dies at base camp of Nanga Parbat

Spanish climber dies at Nanga Parbat base camp

CHILAS: A Spanish climber lost his life during an attempt to scale the world’s ninth-highest peak, Nanga Parbat, local police said.

A group of climbers was attempting to scale the Nanga Parbat, which at 8,125 metres (26,660 feet), the world’s ninth-highest peak.

The police said the Spanish mountaineer died at Nanga Parbat Base Camp number 5 due to a heart attack.

On July 6, mountaineer Shehroze Kashif and his partner Fazal Ali were spotted returning to base camp 3 of the Nanga Parbat, a day after he went missing following scaling the ninth-highest mountain

According to the ISPR, both the climbers Shehroze Kashif and Fazal Ali were rescued in Pakistan Army Aviation Helicopter, which landed near Jaglot safely.

Last year, the Pakistan Army rescued two climbers who were stranded after submitting Nanga Parbat, said Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).

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