#Mount K2

.Islamabad, Pakistan
K2, located in the Karakorum mountain range, is considered as most difficult to climb in winter. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Unsplash)

  • The group went missing while trying to summit the world's second highest peak
  • A massive rescue operation was launched to find the climbers
  • In January, two climbers died on K2 

.Islamabad, Pakistan
K2, located in the Karakorum mountain range, is considered as most difficult to climb in winter. (Photo Credit: Representational/ Unsplash)

  • Pakistan Army helicopters on Sunday suspended the search and rescue operations after failing to trace three climbers
  • The three climbers went missing two days ago
  • Earlier, a Bulgarian mountaineer fell to his death on Friday during another expedition on K2

.Islamabad, Pakistan
Unlike Mount Everest, K2 is much less travelled due to its tough conditions. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/PTI)

  • John Snorri, Juan Pablo Mohr and Muhammad Ali Sadpara reportedly lost contact with base camp on Friday
  • Expedition manager Chhang Dawa Sherpa said none of the GPS trackers seem to be working
  • This comes days after a Bulgarian mountaineer was confirmed to have died on K2

.Nepal
They were received as heroes on the first leg of their journey back home. (Representational/ UnSplash)

  • The team consisted of 10 men
  • They were picked up from Base Camp by a Pakistan Army helicopter 
  • They were flown to the Shigar Valley, a gateway to the mighty Karakoram range