Published On: Fri, Mar 1st, 2019
Published in Category: Gilgit

Land, air operation start to search Italian, British missing mountaineers

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Gilgit Baltistan : Land operation has been started to rescue the British and Italian mountaineers who had gone missing  during scaling  Naga Parbat in Gilgit Baltistan (GB).

According to GB government spokesman, 8 members team is  doing this job  and Chief Minister GB Hafiz Hafeez has issued directives to conduct aerial and land rescue operation. Police high altitude force  has been deployed  for security arrangements, he added.

According to local policeman, aerial service has been suspended due to Indo-Pak border tension  and Rescue operation could not start through Helicopter in Naga Parbat. No contact has been made  with Scaling Mountaineers of Naga Parbat from last four days, he lamented.