nanga parbat :
- n a mountain in the Himalayas in Kashmir (26,660 feet high)
News & Articles
- Pakistan faces blow to tourism after 10 climbers killed
Islamabad (AFP) June 24, 2013 Pakistan on Monday suspended expeditions on its second-highest peak and evacuated climbers after Islamist gunmen shot dead 10 foreign trekkers, braced for the collapse of its tiny tourist industry. Attackers dressed in police uniforms stormed a base camp at the foot of Nanga Parbat late Saturday, shooting dead the climbers and a Pakistani guide at point-blank range ...
June 25, 2013 - Space War
- Pakistan: Militants kill 10 mountaineers in 'well planned' attack
The Pakistani government has halted mountaineering expeditions on Nanga Parbat, a day after armed militants attacked and killed 10 foreign climbers and a local guide.
June 24, 2013 - Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News
- Taliban Kills 9 Foreign Climbers as Retribution for Drone Strikes
Early yesterday morning a dozen Taliban gunmen crept into a camp at 4,000 feet above sea level on Nanga Parbat, the world’s ninth-tallest mountain, and killed nine foreign climbers and their guide. According the Pakistani authorities, the gunmen wore police uniforms, an increasingly common tactic, tied up the climbers’ local guides and shot the foreigners while they slept in their tents. The ...
June 24, 2013 - Opposing Views