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Pakistan Says Operation Underway to Rescue Foreign Mountaineers

Pakistan’s military says an operation is underway to rescue two foreign mountaineers trapped on a treacherous northern Himalayan peak known as “Killer Mountain”. The pair, Tomasz Mackiewicz from Poland, and Elisabeth Revol of France, were attempting to scale the 8,126-meter Nanga Parbat. But they got stuck at the 7,400-meter mark and used a satellite phone to call for help, said organizers of the expedition. “Two Pakistan army helicopters carrying four rescuers are undertaking the...

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