Well-known Pakistani mountaineer, Hassan Sadpara passed away on Monday. He was suffering from blood cancer and other diseases as well.
Sadpara was the only Pakistani to have climbed six of the highest peaks of the world, which include Mount Everest (8848m), K2 (8611m), Gasherbrum I (8080m), Gasherbrum II (8034m), Nanga Parbat (8126 m) and Broad Peak (8051m).
The man was admitted in a hospital of Rawalpindi, afterwards he was shifted to Combined Military Hospital for better treatment on the instructions of Prime Minister.
The veteran mountaineer was diagnosed with blood cancer earlier this month. On November 8, his son, Arif appealed to the government to shift his father to Aga Khan Hospital, Karachi.
After 12 days of Arif’s request, Punjab government issued a Rs. 2.5 million fund for his treatment on Sunday, November 20. Just a day after, Pakistan’s gem lost the battle of his life.