Elite climbing team save French woman from Pakistan's 'Killer Mountain'

Elite climbing team save French woman from Pakistan's 'Killer Mountain'
 

A French climber stranded on top of one of Pakistan's most deadly mountains is safe after a dramatic rescue operation.
The search for her Polish climbing partner, however, has been called off.
Elisabeth Revol and Tomasz Mackiewicz were climbing Nanga Parbat, nicknamed "Killer Mountain", when they got stuck at 7,400m (24,280ft) on Friday.
An elite climbing team from Poland who were on nearby K2 rushed to the rescue, scaling the mountain overnight to find Ms Revol alive.
Four members of the team, who had been attempting the first winter ascent of K2 - the second highest mountain in... read more

 
28 January 2018 in World News, Views: 59
Source: BBC
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