Skardu: The last location of Pakistan’s Muhammad Ali Sadpara and his team, who went missing while attempting to summit the world’s second-highest mountain K2 has been traced through satellite images, ARY News reported.
According to sources privy to the development said, Iceland and Chile with Pakistan have shared the satellite pictures which helped in identifying the last location of the missing climbers.
The last location of the missing climbers has been traced where the GPS of the team got off. On the other hand, preparations are underway for the biggest rescue operation at K2. The operation to be carried out with the help of satellite pictures.
It must be noted here that Sadpara had climbed eight out of the world’s 14 highest peaks. This was his second attempt to climb K2 in winter along with his team members including his son Sajid Sadpara, Iceland’s John Snorri, and Chile’s MP Mohr.
Sajid had returned to the base camp from 8,000m after suffering from breathing issues but Ali, Snorri, and Mohr continued the summit. Sajid claimed that his father and team completed the summit and went missing on their return.
A rescue operation by Pakistan Army started after they went missing but they failed to trace any clue.