KATHMANDU, FEBRUARY 20
Pakistani politician and Gilgit-Baltistan Tourism Minister Raja Nasir Ali Khan, on Thursday, declared the missing mountaineers of K2 as dead.
He shared that the extensive search mission was unable to trace any evidence on the missing mountaineers of Pakistan, Iceland and Chile – Ali Sadpara, John Snorri and Juan Pablo Mohr – and hence with profound sadness and heavy heart declared them dead.
Pakistani government and its military had been conducting a search and rescue operation since the news of their going missing came to fore.
“We did everything humanly possible – flew helicopters, used C130 and even F-16s to take aerial images, analyzed data from the foreign space…