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US NewsSearch for Italian, Scot climber resumes on Pakistan peak

15:17  05 march  2019
15:17  05 march  2019 Source:   msn.com

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A Pakistani mountaineering official and Italy 's ambassador say the search has resumed for two European climbers who went missing on the world's Italian Daniele Nardi and Scotsman Tom Ballard have been missing for more than a week in northern Pakistan 's Nanga Parbat peak , known

Pakistan 's military has provided helicopters for the search that took off from the northern Pakistani town of Skardu. Italian Ambassador Stefano Pontecorvo tweeted that the search resumed on Tuesday and that the rescuers were planning to use drones. He praised the Pakistani and Spanish

Search for Italian, Scot climber resumes on Pakistan peak © The Associated Press Karrar Haidri, secretary of the Alpine Club of Pakistan shows pictures of two missing climbers, Briton Tom Ballard, right, and Italian Daniele Nardi in Islamabad, Pakistan, Monday, March 4, 2019. Pakistani military helicopters took off Monday with four Spanish rescuers to search for a missing pair of European climbers on Nanga Parbat, the world's ninth highest mountain. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)

ISLAMABAD — Armed with drones and hoping for a miracle, Spanish and Pakistani mountaineers resumed their search on Tuesday for two European climbers who went missing over a week ago on the world's ninth-highest mountain in bad weather, officials said.

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Pakistani military helicopters took off Monday with four Spanish rescuers to search for a missing pair of European climbers on Nanga Parbat, the world's ninth Italian Daniele Nardi and Scotsman Tom Ballard have been missing for more than a week in northern Pakistan 's Nanga Parbat peak , known

Pakistani military helicopters took off Monday with four Spanish rescuers to search for a missing pair of European climbers on Nanga Parbat, the world's The search for Italian Daniele Nardi and Briton Tom Ballard, missing for more than a week on Nanga Parbat — known as “Killer Mountain” because

The search for Italian Daniele Nardi and Scotsman Tom Ballard, missing for more than a week on Nanga Parbat — known as "Killer Mountain" because of its dangerous conditions — produced no leads on Monday, increasing fears the pair may have perished.

Search for Italian, Scot climber resumes on Pakistan peak © The Associated Press FILE - In this undated file photo, the snow-capped mountain of Nanga Parbat is seen in northern Pakistan. A Pakistani mountaineering official says military helicopters could not drop off four Spanish rescuers to search for a missing pair of European climbers because of heavy snowing. (AP Photo/Musaf Zaman Kazmi, File) Karrar Haidri, the secretary of the Alpine Club of Pakistan, said that despite the long time that Nardi and Ballard have been missing, the search-and-rescue team was still holding out hope.

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Pakistan -India train service resumes as Italian Ambassador Stefano Pontecorvo tweeted that the search resumed on Tuesday and that the rescuers were planning to use drones. Missing climbers ' family members and friends have raised funds to continue the search operation, he added.

LONDON (AP) — The intense search for two European climbers missing on the world's ninth-highest mountain produced no leads Monday, increasing fears that they may have perished.

"Miracles do happen and have happened in the past in such incidents so we are hoping to find them," he said.

Search for Italian, Scot climber resumes on Pakistan peak © The Associated Press Map locates Nanga Parbat in Pakistan where Pakistani military will resume searching for two missing European climbers; 2c x 3 1/2 inches; 96.3 mm x 88 mm; Family members and friends of the missing climbers have raised funds to continue the search operation, he added. Pakistan's military has provided helicopters for the search that took off from the northern Pakistani town of Skardu.

Italian Ambassador Stefano Pontecorvo tweeted that the search resumed on Tuesday and that the rescuers were planning to use drones. He praised the Pakistani and Spanish mountaineers trying to trace Nardi and Ballar.

Ballard's disappearance on the mountain with a peak of 8,126 meters (26,660 feet) has hit Scotland particularly hard because he is the son of Alison Hargreaves, the first woman to scale Mount Everest alone.

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LONDON - The intense search for two European climbers missing on the world's ninth-highest mountain produced no leads Monday, increasing Pakistani army helicopters that had earlier been grounded by foul weather scoured the peaks of Nanga Parbat for signs of Italian Daniele Nardi and

LONDON (AP) — The intense search for two European climbers missing on the world’s ninth-highest mountain produced no leads Monday, increasing Pakistani army helicopters that had earlier been grounded by foul weather scoured the peaks of Nanga Parbat for signs of Italian Daniele Nardi and

Search for Italian, Scot climber resumes on Pakistan peak © PA Alison Hargreaves, pictured with Tom Bollard (right) in 1993

She died at age 33 while descending the summit of K2, also part of the Himalayas.

Mountain guide Sandy Allan, who climbed with Hargreaves and knew Ballard, said on Monday he remained hopeful but admitted to having some "negative thoughts" after rescue flights failed to locate the pair.

"I think people are getting really worried and very sad about the whole thing," said Allan.

Nardi, 42, from near Rome, has attempted the Nanga Parbat summit in winter several times in the past. Ballard, 30, also a skilled climber, in 2015 became the first person to solo climb all six major north faces of the Alps in one winter.

The search team includes Spaniard Alex Txikon and his three colleagues, including a physician, and also Pakistani mountaineer Ali Sadpara who is familiar with the peak.

Bad weather twice forced the search teams to halt the operation last week. But the search mission helicopters flew even after Pakistan shut its airspace because of an escalation with neighboring India over the disputed region of Kashmir.

Pakistani officials say their helicopters will continue assisting the families of the climbers until they decide to halt the search.

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