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Pakistan Army rescues US mountaineer from K-2 base camp

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan Army rescued a 38 year old US mountaineer from the K-2 base camp.

Robert Jackson is 38 year old, US citizen who is part of a 27-member team on an voyage of K-2 starting from June 16.

According to statement by Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), “He suffered height sickness enroute to K-2 summit and was brought to Skardu through army aviation helicopters,”

Samina Baig, the first Pakistani woman and the third Pakistani to climb Mount Everest, and her brother, Mirza Ali, are also on a recent troop to climb K-2.

Earlier in May, Pakistani mountaineer, Shaheen Baig, was one of the fortunate ones who survived the deadly earthquake which tore at the very heart of Nepal recently.