A Pakistan Army helicopter has rescued three mountaineers who were stranded on Rakaposhi mountain on Wednesday morning, Geo News reported.

As per details, Pakistani climber, Wajidullah Nagri, and two Czech Republic mountaineers had been stuck at an altitude of 6,900 metres on the mountain for the past five days.

Taking to Twitter, Deputy Commissioner Nagar Zulqarnain Khan confirmed the news of their rescue.


He stated that the mountaineers have been moved to Gilgit and thanked the Pakistan Army, Sajid Sadpara and a few climbers from Hunza.

Talking to Dawn, DC said that the three climbers had begun the climb of Rakaposhi, one of the world’s most challenging peaks, on September 1 from the South Ridge and had summited the mountain on September 9. They began their descent the same day but then got stuck there.