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Australian, Canadian climbers die on Pakistan's K2

Jul. 28, 2022 12:16 PM EDT

ISLAMABAD (AP) — An Australian and a Canadian mountain climber died last week in northern Pakistan while attempting to scale K2, the world’s second-highest mountain, officials from the two countries said Thursday. The death of Matthew Eakin was announced by the Australian...

Women mountain climbers from Pakistan, Iran reach K2 summit

Jul. 22, 2022 10:11 AM EDT

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A woman from Pakistan and another from Iran appeared to be the first from their countries to scale K2 on Friday, the world's second-highest mountain and one of the most dangerous summits, a mountaineering official said. A second Pakistani woman scaled the summit minutes later. ...

Pakistan: Nepalese sets record, twice scales 14 top peaks

Jul. 21, 2022 14:08 PM EDT

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Nepalese climber on Thursday set a new mountaineering record, after having scaled twice each of the 14 of the world’s highest mountains, a Pakistani mountaineering official said. The announcement by Karrar Haidri, the chief official at the Pakistan Alpine Club,...

Youngest Pakistani who scaled K2, fellow climber rescued

Jul. 07, 2022 10:55 AM EDT

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The military airlifted two Pakistani climbers, including the man who became the youngest to scale one of the world’s highest mountains, to safety on Thursday, two days after the pair went missing during an expedition to another dangerous peak. The two —...

Hundreds of Everest climbers begin to return from summit

May. 18, 2022 01:42 AM EDT

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Hundreds of climbers who scaled Mount Everest over the last few days taking advantage of favorable weather conditions have begun to return safely down the mountain. Among them are climbers who set records on the world's highest peak, including the first...

'From crisis to death': Probing teen's last, desperate hours

May. 13, 2022 11:39 AM EDT

MISSION, Kan. (AP) — “Y’all here to protect me,” the youth asked the officers, beseechingly. “Right?” The 17-year-old’s foster father, unable to deal with a teen who seemed to be in the throes of schizophrenia, had called Wichita police. When they arrived, Cedric...